Advantage Of Freedom Of Speech

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SUBJECT AREA OF STUDY: IS FREEDOM OF SPEECH LEADNG TO THE NATIONAL DISHARMONY?
CENTRE NAME: DECCAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
CENTRE NUMBER: IN725
CANDIDATE NAME: M.S.Aprameya
CANDIDATE NUMBER: 0043

Freedom of expression is a fundamental human right. It reinforces all other human rights, allowing society to develop and progress. The ability to express our opinion and speak freely is essential to bring about change in society.
Freedom of speech protects everyone from all walks of life to think and express themselves freely. Without this guaranteed freedom, unpopular opinions would be hidden out of fear of retribution, change and progress would come to a screeching halt and all of the other freedoms listed throughout the Constitution and all of the
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Shared responsibility
For starters, freedom of speech gives a person a certain level of responsibility, enhanced trust, frankness, and better sense of liability. In addition, free speech acts a tool in nurturing social evolution. Nevertheless, in order to ensure that we all enjoy freedom of speech, the government must put measures into place to stop groups that promote offensive views, such as racism, fascism, sexism and terrorism.
2. Enhances self-esteem
Another reason why the government should encourage freedom of speech is to help people develop poise to express their views without fear of being condemned or punished. By doing so, people can challenge the rules and laws and fight for what they believe is right. Such inspired folks are usually front-runners in economic development.
3. New ideas foster development
The benefits of freedom of speech are somewhat obvious, for instance, sharing of ideas can enhance productivity at the workplace, not to mention that it fosters social relationship. Although the benefits of freedom of speech are evident, some groups may abuse this privilege by promoting racist views, as well as fascism.
4. Encourages social
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On 9 February, a cultural evening was organized by 10 students, formerly of the Democratic Students ' Union (DSU), at a restaurant against the execution of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru and Kashmiri separatist leader Maqbool Bhat, and for "the struggle of Kashmiri people for their democratic right to self-determination". The students organizing the event had pasted posters inviting people to gather for a protest march against the judicial killing of Afzal Guru and Maqbool Bhatt. Members of the Hindu nationalist student union Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) protested against the event, and wrote a letter to the Vice Chancellor of JNU, asking him to prevent the event. Permission for the event was withdrawn by the Vice-Chancellor of JNU a few hours before the event. But the students insisted on their "freedom of speech" and went ahead with the event. This act has occurred because of freedom of speech given to the students. The police later arrested the Student union leader on charge of sedition. So, just because people have the freedom of speech it does not mean that they can talk whatever they want. Their act lead to a lot of

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