8 Interesting And Weird Laws In India That Will Make You Go WTF! 

  1. Attempted suicide illegal, not if successful- section 309 of the Indian Penal Code makes sure that you are punished if you don’t do suicide right.

  2. ‘Many’ laws for drinking- the legal drinking age varies from state to state.

  3. One needs good teeth to become a motor vehicle inspector in Andhra Pradesh.

  4. The unlucky lottery- chancing upon unclaimed money, amounting to more than Rs. 11, and failing to report the same to the local authority might result in prosecution.

  5. The flying permit- the Indian aircraft act of 1934 considers a kite also to be an aircraft, thus making it necessary to get a permit to fly one.

  6. Ignoring mass action against locusts which demands all residents of Delhi to answer to the beat of a drum, might get you fined.

  7. Kapil Sibal’s censorship act- all offensive and provocative images from social media sites were banned to curb rape.

  8. Indian telegraph act, 1885- with the advent of the internet and social media, the use of telegraph and thus, this act has been rendered moot.

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