The UAPA Is One Of Many Modern-Day Avatars Of The Draconian, Colonial Rowlatt Act

The Delhi police accused protesting students of terorrism but refused to treat violence-inciting hate speeches of ruling party leaders as even culpable criminal acts. More than a century after the Rowlatt Act of 1919 allowed the British to indefinitely jail Indians it suspected of terrorism without trial, the UAPA & related laws allow free India’s government to do the same.