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Things Couples do in Public that are against Law in India

Public display of affection in terms of kissing in public, holding hands, cuddling or any other such 'love making' activities that showcase your love in public place is considered obscene. Also, violation of this law leads to imprisonment of up to 3 months or fine or both. Hence, it is better to express your 'open love' for your partner 'indoor' than resting in a lockup or a jail for months.

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As we begin with the second month of the year, we come across the concept of valentine month. Though it is just like another month, some couples celebrate some February days with and for their loved ones only. As good as it is for their relationship to be together and bonded the whole month, it may turn into a nightmare if cautions are not taken into consideration. Yes, it’s true that if couples live in India and they cross their line while expressing their love in public, they may end up remembering February as one of their worst nightmare months. February is when couples tend to spend their maximum time together and end up creating some problems for themselves, as they do some unlawful activities, unknowingly or knowingly, in public. The couples, especially, the young ones end up doing something in public that not just bring them in an embarrassing situation but also handcuff them in unwanted legal hardships. India, being a conservative country, finds such cheesy things inappropriate and thus had created some laws which oppose such activities in public.

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Since we have already boarded February which is considered as Valentine’s Month, we thought of making you aware of the legal hardships a couple may have to face if found guilty of this legally deemed inappropriate behaviour in public. Let’s increase our knowledge on this rarely read penalties for ‘love making’ in public.

The Section 294 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) lays down punishment for obscene words or acts in public, although, our judicial system does not clearly define what would constitute an obscene act. Any act in public that seems annoying to other public would constitute the obscene act. Public display of affection in terms of kissing in public, holding hands, cuddling or any other such ‘love making’ activities that showcase your love in public place is considered obscene. Also, violation of this law leads to imprisonment of up to 3 months or fine or both. Hence, it is better to express your ‘open love’ for your partner ‘indoor’ than resting in a lockup or a jail for months.

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Most of the Indian couples and lovers prefer going out and mark their presence on the objects around there by scribbling their names with a heart between them. Well, Indian laws do allow you to be creative, however, too much of creativity may end you up loosening your pocket for your deeds as your creativity may destroy the aesthetics of the monuments. In addition to these acts constituting for legal punishment, it is a social offence too as we have no rights to destroy the beauty of our historical monuments by scribbling anything. Under Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958, anyone defacing the heritage shall be punishable with imprisonment for three months or with stringent fines which may extend to ₹5000 or with both. So next time, you get this wild idea of making your relationship immortal by scribbling your name with your partner at any beautiful location, think twice about your social responsibility and these penalties.

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There are many other such legal hardships that you may end up getting trapped to, if you forget your lines that our Indian judiciary has drawn for the miscreants. We recommend to refer to legal sites or consult your legal advisors to know more of such laws that will trap you into legal struggle if you don’t be cautious while expressing your love in public. We hope you remember this, and avoid doing any such activities that display your affection towards your partner inappropriately or expressing obscenity. Have a romantic and ‘safe’ romance this month.

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