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NGO: British used sedition to silence Gandhi

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As the nation celebrates independence from British rule today, the government's use of the colonial-era Sedition Act 1948 has come under severe criticism.

 

Rights group Proham notes that the British had used the law to silence India's iconic Mahatma Gandhi who had questioned the illegitimacy of the colonial rulers.

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