SC of India verdict on validity of criminalizing consensual gay sex likely today

Photo Courtsey to the Indian Express

New Delhi : The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce today its much-awaited verdict on a clutch of petitions seeking decriminalization of 158-year-old colonial law under Section 377 of the IPC which criminalizes consensual gay sex.

A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra had reserved its verdict on July 17 after hearing various stakeholders for four days, including gay rights activists.
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