Provision

Whoever destroys, damages or defiles any place of worship, or any object held sacred by any class of persons with the intention of thereby insulting the religion of any class of persons or with the knowledge that any class of persons is likely to consider such destruction, damage or defilement as an insult to their religion, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.


Simply Put

This section means if anyone destroys a place of worship with the intent of destroying and demolishing it, knowing that it would mean the other person would consider the act as an insult to thier religion, that person shall be liable to an imprisonment for a period which can extend to 2 years, or liable to fine, or both.



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