Prime Minister Narendra Modi was addressing a Constitution Day event organised by the Supreme Court.
He said many might have termed the rebellion a Jihad because some of its leaders, such Variyankunnathu Kunjahammed Haji, had plans to establish a Muslim government.
The draft of the amendment was prepared without required consultations and without eliciting the opinion of the legal experts based in Kerala.
Shockingly, the new amendment criminalises even unpublished content.
This is an effort to bring governmental control over the media. It also seeks to deftly bypass the Supreme Court where such matters are pending.
No society will be on consensus on where the bounds of morality should be. But everyone would agree to it that there should be some bounds.
The state cabinet had on Wednesday decided to give more teeth to the Act by recommending addition of Section 118-A.
Disappointed at not being able to meet Mahatma Gandhi when he visited Thalassery, Rairu Nair, who was studying in class 8, went to Wardha, Maharashtra, where he got to meet and interact with the Father of the Nation.
A freedom fighter, Ramachandran also played a major role in earning the classical status for Malayalam.
It was the Centre's responsibility to bring in a constitutional amendment since it did not come under the state's purview, Pinarayi said in his reply to a submission by Leader of the Opposition Ramesh Chennithala in the assembly.