In April, Satpathy came forward in support of net neutrality, after the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India come out with a consultation paper on over-the-top messaging services. But, it was defeated with 71 against, 24 in favour. In March , the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India released a formal consultation paper on over-the-top messaging services and whether telecom operators should be allowed to charge separately for some messaging apps.
In the letter, he said such a policy would kill new startups, he said that he used such apps to interact with his constituency and this policy will hinder his functioning as a representative. Tathagata Satpathy has criticised the ban on cannabis in India, while pointing out the long history of its usage as a ritual and recreational intoxicant.
He has said that cannabis was banned in India while alcohol was not, because of "an elitist bias" as cannabis was a poor man's drug, he has said. He has suggested an amendment to the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act , to allow recreational and medicinal usage of marijuana. During his "Ask Me Anything" session on Reddit in March , Satpathy admitted that he smoked cannabis when he was young. In August , during the monsoon session of the Parliament, he proposed the decriminalisation of cannabis.
In December , he repeated his proposal during the winter session, saying that banning cannabis has forced villagers to turn to alcohol. Tathagata Satpathy has condemned the Section of the Indian Penal Code , which criminalises homosexuality in India, calling it "archaic" and called for its repeal, he had supported a bill introduced by INC MP Shashi Tharoor to decriminalise homosexuality during the winter session of the Parliament.
When the bill was defeated, Satpathy called it a sad day. Satpathy has condemned moral policing and called for a repeal of laws banning pornography in India. Tathagata Satpathy has raised concerns that the Aadhaar project could be used for mass surveillance or ethnic cleansing in the future, he has questioned why a new identity card project was created despite having several identity cards systems. He has criticised the decision to present the Aadhaar Bill, as a money bill, he pointed out that although the bill allows the sharing of biometric under circumstances of national security, there was no concrete definition of national security included in the bill.
Satpathy supports the implementation of a Uniform Civil Code in India , he has criticised those current laws which are based on various religions, saying that the world is moving beyond religious scriptures and such laws only divide the society.
He has said that a lot of faith-based foreign aid comes to Odisha through missionaries, they offer the poor Dalits free education and jobs, this results in mass conversions to Christianity. Satpathy has said that politicians should use the dictionary definition of secularism to avoid confusion.
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