Kerala’s communist government has a new law: if your post offended someone, you will be in jail for 5 years. Multiply with five your own recent posts in the last week that you yourself think could have offended one person each.
Some of you could be theoretically in jail for 25 years, or 50, or 100 – five years for each post, and any judge can order the sentences to run consecutively.
Comrade ने वोह कर दिखाया जिस की मोदी-भक्त सिर्फ कल्पना ही कर रहे थे। अब इस के बाद तेजिंदरपाल सिंह बग्गा और कामरेडों में सिर्फ इतना ही फ़र्क बचा है कि बग्गा स्कूल ऑफ़ पॉलिटिक्स ज़्यादा स्पष्टता से बात और काम करता है।
After this new law, any person who creates or sends any information that is offensive or is intended to offend or threaten another person, through any means of communication, is liable to face imprisonment of five years or a fine of Rs 10,000 or both.
In the recent past, Principal Secretary to CM, M. Shivasankar, had to be suspended and was arrested in connection with a serious gold smuggling case. Imagine the social media posts that must have offended the CM!
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