Q.2 Application of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA) has caused concerns regarding its alleged “misuse”. In the context of this, examine the factors which contributed to the concerns about the misuse and suggest the way forward. (10 Marks)

Mentor’s comment- https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/tripura-police-uapa-7618749/ https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/why-recent-judgments-in-uapa-cases-represent-limited-victory-7369546/ In the intro, mention the very low conviction rate under the Act. In the body, mention the issues such as vesting wide powers in the government to label something as unlawful, stringent bail provisions, high pendency rate etc. In the suggestion mention need for repeal of the law, limiting the powers of … Continue reading Q.2 Application of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA) has caused concerns regarding its alleged “misuse”. In the context of this, examine the factors which contributed to the concerns about the misuse and suggest the way forward. (10 Marks)