Provision

Whoever voluntarily obstructs any public servant in the discharge of his public functions, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.


Simply put

Whoever voluntarily hinders the discharge of public functions of the public servant shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.



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