Why in Issue-
- Former student leader Umar Khalid was booked under UAPA for Delhi Riots.
What is UAPA-
- An Act to provide for the more effective prevention of certain unlawful activities of individuals and associations, and for dealing with terrorist activities, and for matters connected therewith.
- Every person shall be liable to punishment under this Act for every act or omission contrary to the provisions thereof, of which he is held guilty in India.