Liang is a lawyer and writer at the Alternative Law Forum. He is also completing a book on law, justice and cinema in India. Liang is doing a PhD on the idea of cinematic justice at JNU, Delhi.
It is unlikely that Parliament will repeal Section 124A on sedition in a hurry. The way to protect free speech then is to focus on procedural reforms and safeguards that render malicious use more difficult
Both India and Pakistan deserve a release of the original version of the film.