Bar on political activities as bail conditions is rights violation, says SC.

Syllabus: GS-II; Subject: Polity; Topic: Rights Issues, Issue: Bail Conditions.

Context: Supreme Court quashes bail condition restricting political activities.


  • The Supreme Court nullified the ban on political activities as a bail condition.
  • The court said such condition is a breach of fundamental rights.

+ Prelims Connect:

Bail Conditions In India:

ü  Bail is the release of an accused person from custody with the promise to appear in court for trial.

ü  Governed by the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), bail can be statutory, regular, or anticipatory.

ü  Bail conditions may include surrendering passports or attending court hearings.

ü  Eligibility for bail depends on factors like the nature of the crime, past criminal record, and evidence strength.


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