The Supreme Court of India in a historic judgement on Thursday scrapped the section 377 and decriminalized consensual sex between two adults irrespective of their gender. This judgement was widely accepted and appreciated throughout the country & foreign media.
A panel of five-judges headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and comprising Justices Fali Nariman, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra delivered the judgment after hearing an array of petitions challenging the criminalization of homosexuality.
The judgement led to celebrations across the country by people from the LGBT community. It is a great step taken in the direction to give equal rights.
People expressed their happiness on social media.
— Trendulkar (@Trendulkar) September 6, 2018
Well done Supreme Court.
You have finally got the government out of our bedroom.
Now, for the kitchen.
— Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) September 6, 2018
Historical judgment!!!! So proud today! Decriminalising homosexuality and abolishing #Section377 is a huge thumbs up for humanity and equal rights! The country gets its oxygen back! 👍👍👍💪💪💪🙏🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/ZOXwKmKDp5
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) September 6, 2018
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— Samir Abbas (@TheSamirAbbas) September 6, 2018
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— Kaabira. (@KaabiraSpeaking) September 6, 2018