Section 151 BNS – Section 151 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 151 BNS or Section 151 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Assaulting President, Governor, etc., with intent to compel or restrain exercise of any lawful power.

Section 151 of BNS is part of CHAPTER VII OF OFFENCES AGAINST THE STATE in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act

Definition of Section 151 BNS

Whoever, with the intention of inducing or compelling the President of India, or Governor of any State, to exercise or refrain from exercising in any manner any of the lawful powers of such President or Governor, assaults or wrongfully restrains, or attempts wrongfully to restrain, or overawes, by means of criminal force or the show of criminal force, or attempts so to overawe, such President or Governor, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine

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