Section 302 BNS – Section 302 of New Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Section 302 BNS or Section 302 of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita talks about “Uttering words, etc., with deliberate intent to wound religious feelings of any person.

Section 302 of BNS is part of CHAPTER XVI OF OFFENCES RELATING TO RELIGION in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 Act

Definition of Section 302 BNS

Whoever, with the deliberate intention of wounding the religious feelings of any person, utters any word or makes any sound in the hearing of that person or makes any gesture in the sight of that person or places any object in the sight of that person, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.

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