During his 2014 election campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised the citizens of India that he would ensure that his government would repeal at least 10 obsolete laws for every law it passed, in the event it came to power.
Keeping his word, the Modi Government has successfully scrapped around 1200 Acts in just 3 years! Some of these still have the Indian Government answering to Her Majesty and it is quite pertinent to point out that we just celebrated 70 years of independence 4 days ago! Ad some laws are just downright weird.
Let’s have a look at some of these weird obsolete laws still functioning in our country.