Provision

Whoever causes hurt to any person by doing any act so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life, or the personal safety of others, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.


Simply put

Causing hurt by rash or negligent act endangering life or personal safety of others has been made punishable under this section. This section states that whoever causes hurt to any person by doing any act so rashly or negligently as to endanger either human life or the personal safety of others, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to 6 months, or with fine extending up to 500 rupees, or with both.



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