SECTION 294 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Obscene acts and songs


Description of IPC Section 294

According to section 294 of Indian penal code,

Whoever, to the annoyance of others:

  1. does any obscene act in any public place, or

  2. sings, recites or utters any obscene song, ballad or words, in or near any public place, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine, or with both.


Offence : Obscene Songs

Punishment : 3 Months or Fine or Both

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Bailable

Triable : Any Magistrate

FAQ's on IPC Section 294

What offence is defined under IPC 294?

IPC 294 Offence: Obscene Songs.

What is the punishment for IPC 294 Case?

The punishment for IPC 294 is 3 Months or Fine or Both.

Is IPC 294 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 294 is a Cognizable.

How to file/defend your case for IPC 294 offence?

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Is IPC 294 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 294 is a Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 294 be tried?

IPC 294 is tried in the court of Any Magistrate.

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