Q. On which of the following grounds, state impose reasonable restrictions on the exercise of the right to freedom of speech and expression? Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
The correct option is C
1, 2, 3 and 5 only
The State can impose reasonable restrictions on the exercise of the freedom of speech and expression on the grounds of sovereignty and integrity of India, the security of the state, friendly relations with foreign states, public order, decency or morality, contempt of court, defamation, and incitement to an offence. Interest of the general public is not the ground on which the state can impose a restriction on freedom of speech and expression.