Shreya Singhal, a 24-year-old second-year student at the Faculty of Law in Delhi University became the first to challenge Section 66A of the IT Act, 2010, by petitioning against it. She started learning about Sec 66A after the arrest of two girls in Mumbai’s Palghar. Singhal found the implications of the law quite subjective as well as debatable and took an initiative to ask for a change and finally the Supreme Court on Tuesday, March 24 declared Sec 66A unconstitutional.
In this video interview with Newslaundry , Shreya speaks about why this law needed to go. Listen in!
Here’s the full text of Shreya Singhal versus Union of India judgement.
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