8 Unusual Things Which Are Illegal In India That No One Knows

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Freedom Of Speech & Expression Not Absolute
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Did you know there are some activities that you might be doing without knowing that they are illegal, but we have all done that?

These 8 Unusual laws that exist in India will make you crazy and shocked at the same time. Have a look..

1. Keeping mannequins wearing lingerie for display is restricted

Odd Laws In India
Odd Laws In India

We all must have seen mannequins wearing lingerie for display, right? But you would be shocked to know that mannequins displaying lingerie are illegal in our country. According to Provisions of the Indecent Representation of Women(prohibition) Act 1986, the act is obscene and illegal.

2. You have to report if you find money above Rs.10

Odd Laws In India
Odd Laws In India

According to the treasure trove act of 1878. If you find more than Rs.10, you’re committing an illegal act by not reporting it.

3. Flying a kite without a permit is illegal

Odd Laws In India
Odd Laws In India

According to the Indian Aircraft Act of 1934, flying kites without a permit is not legal. You need to have a permit to make, possess or fly a kite.

4. Street Dentistry is illegal in India

Odd Laws In India
Odd Laws In India

This is illegal according to the Chapter V, Section 49 of the Dentist Act of 1948. This makes a sense as Most of these roadside vendors don’t have proper medical knowledge to perform such surgeries and can lead to major injuries.

5. You cannot let street side ENT (ear, nose, throat) specialist to clean your ears

Odd Laws In India
Odd Laws In India

Yes, that is also illegal in India.

6. Begging is illegal

Odd Laws In India
Odd Laws In India

Begging is not permitted by law in India. The Bombay Prevention of Begging Act, 1959 criminalizes begging. But as you can see, it is the most ignored law in India.

7. Unnatural sex and Oral sex are illegal

Odd Laws In India
Odd Laws In India

According to the Section 377 of the IPC, unnatural sex/gay sex and oral sex are also illegal.

8. Men can’t have extra marital affairs with married women, but women can

Odd Laws In India
Odd Laws In India

You will be amazed to know that married women can have extra-marital affairs, but it is illegal for married men if they are doing the same with married women. Poor men! You can be punished under Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code.

 

There are many other odd laws but we have mentioned major ones. If you want to share more odd laws that are not mentioned here, share them with us in the comments section!

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