Provision

Whoever, with the deliberate intention of wounding the religious feelings of any person, utters any word or makes any sound in the hearing of that person or makes any gesture in the sight of that person or places any object in the sight of that person, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.


Simply put

This section punishes uttering words etc. with the deliberate intention of wounding the religious feelings of any person. It says that whoever either utters any word, or makes any sound, which a person can hear, or makes any gesture which a person can see, or places any object which a person can see, with the deliberate intention of wounding the religious feelings of that person, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to 1 year, or with fine, or with both.



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