Little did we know about the official laws of our own country. There are so many things which are banned or considered Illegal in India which we do not know. We must be aware of these illegal things which are forbidden by the law. As an Indian Citizen we must know what is right and what may land us into trouble. Today youth is taking the things like laws very seriously in concern.
So Let’s Take A Look At 10 Must Know Illegal Things In India That We Did Not Know!
1. It is illegal in Delhi if you fail to not alert the authorities by beating the drum during the attack of locusts.
The Diseases and Noxious Weeds Act of the governing body of Punjab Agriculture Pests in 1949 drafted an act, in which under the attack of the locusts in the city, if the citizens fail to report the attack to the authorities by beating a drum then they will have to pay a fine of Rs. 50.
2. If you see money lying around and if it is more than 10 Rupees than, you are doing a criminal act by not reporting it.
The “Treasure Trove Act of 1878” says that any treasure you came across or find, belongs only and only to the Queen. If you came across rupee notes, if it is less than 10 rupees then you can happily keep it. But if you find more money than 10 rupees lying around, you have to report it to the authorities otherwise you are a criminal too.
3. It’s Illegal to fly a kite without a permit.
According to “Indian Aircraft Act of 1934”, It is totally illegitimate to fly a kite without a permit. If you do so you are wrong!
4. It is Illegal for more than 10 couples to dance on the same floor.
According to “Licensing and controlling places of Amusement,1960”, more than 10 couples cannot share the same stage. If found, authorities can abandon the event then and there.
5. It is Illegal to get your ears cleaned and teeth fixed by roadside vendors.
According to “Chapter V, Section 49 of the Dentist Act of 1948”, roadside ear cleansing and teeth fixing is considered as illegal in India. But poverty scenarios will never let these shops’ shutter to shut down.
6. It is Illegal to attempt suicide.
According to the “Section 309 of IPC”, attempting a suicide is an Illegal case. A fine is supposed to be imposed, even if you are successful in suicide. It is an punishable offense.
7. It is Illegal to have factories that do not have spittoons where the worker work.
The “Factories Act of 1948” says that there has to be a regular number of spittoons on the factory floor for the workers to spit on. It is a brutal act in the time whee workers are trying hard in Maruti and Honda to meet their boss’s demands.
8. Pimping is Illegal in India, but prostitution isn’t.
We live in a country where people never think or raise big issues, but try to make a story out of small issues. There are so many high alert areas that exist in India which are never told as Illegal, but if you try to pimp, you are an offender. Great society isn’t it?
9. It is Illegal for factories to make women work at nights.
Under the “Factories Act of 1948”, it is also considered as illegal to make women work at night. We don’t understand why don’t government see the real and threatening problems of that women experience.
10. Oral sex is a crime.
Yes! in our society under “Section 377 of the IPC”, Unnatural sex is considered as crime. Oral sex is illegal too. Think twice before you even think about it.