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.