Holding an opinion against govt can be termed ‘seditious’: Aruna Roy

JAIPUR: Spaces of debate and disagreement are “shrinking” inĀ ..

JAIPUR: Spaces of debate and disagreement are “shrinking” in the country, warned activist Aruna Roy, who said holding a mere opinion against the government is akin to “sedition” these days.

Aruna Roy was speaking at the session, “The Right To Know”, on the second day of the Jaipur Literature Festival at the Diggi Palace here on Friday.

“When you close the space for dialogue and when you say that certain kind of thought is itself seditious this is when you are on a very dangerous ground,” said Roy. Read more…