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Students Hail HC Order To Repeal Sec 66A

The students of CAMS (B.A-1st journalism and mass communication) organized a road show on the judgment of Supreme Court over Information technology act 66A in the university campus. they welcomes the supreme court decision of striking down Section 66A of the information technology act, which allowed arrest over content posted online.

At an awareness rally on Punjabi University Campus on Thursday, students of the centre for advanced media studies said the apex court's order will strengthen the freedom of speech and expression in the country. "People should have the right to express their opinions through social media,"they said

Prof Gurmeet Singh Maan, director of the centre, appreciated the efforts of the students and said there should not be any kind of arrests or any harsh punishment to restrict the freedom of speech.The Supreme Court on Wednesday repealed the much abused law, saying it was "open ended and constituionally vague". the decision has been welcomed by free speech activists across the country


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