Provision

Whoever, with the intention of inducing or compelling the [President] of India, or[Governor] of any State, to exercise or refrain from exercising in any manner any of the lawful powers of such [President or[Governor], assaults or wrongfully restrains, or attempts wrongfully to restrain, or overawes, by means of criminal force or the show of criminal force, or attempts so to overawe, such [President or [Governor], shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Simply Put

Whosoever with the intention of persuading or forcing the president of India or Governor of any State to exercise or refrain from exercising their lawful powers in any manner .The second part of the definition further explains that whosoever assaults or wrongfully restrain or intimidates or attempts to intimidate such president or governor by use or show of criminal force then the offender shall be charged with fine as well as imprisonment for a term that might extend up to seven years.



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