Provision

Whoever voluntarily causes hurt on grave and sudden provocation, if he neither intends nor knows himself to be likely to cause hurt to any person other than the person who gave the provocation, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one month, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.


Simply put

This section makes voluntarily causing hurt on grave and sudden provocation a punishable offence. It says that whoever voluntarily causes hurt on grave and sudden provocation, shall if he has no intention to cause hurt to any person other than the one who gave him the provocation or he does not know himself to be likely to cause hurt to any person other than the one who gave him the provocation, be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to 1 month, or with fine extending up to 500 rupees, or with both.



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