Full Text Of Supreme Court Judgment On Section 377

The Supreme Court on Thursday scrapped a ban on homosexuality with its judgment on Section 377.

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Full Text Of Supreme Court Judgment On Section 377

Provisions of Section 377 criminalising homosexuality were scrapped by the Supreme Court.


New Delhi: 
The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a ban on homosexuality after a decades-old campaign against a colonial-era law used to hold back LGBT rights. Members of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups held tearful celebrations in cities across the country as the historic verdict was read out. "The law had become a weapon for harassment for the LGBT community," said chief justice Dipak Misra as he quashed the cornerstone of Section 377, a law introduced by the British in 1861.
 
Read the full text of the judgment here:
 



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