Report No. 42
115. Substitution of new section for section 295A.-
For section 295A of the Code, the following section shall be substituted, namely.-
"295A. Deliberate acts intended to wound religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs.- Whoever, with the deliberate intention of wounding the religious feelings of any class of citizens of India, by words, either spoken or written, or by signs or by visible representations, or otherwise, insults or attempts to insult the religion or the religious beliefs of that class, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both."