“Fundamental Rights not dependent upon outcome of elections”, Highlights of the Section 377 Judgment

Bar & Bench September 6 2018
section 377

Meera Emmanuel and Murali Krishnan

In a  historic judgment, the Supreme Court of India has read down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) to decriminalise sex between consenting adults of the LGBT community.

After 158 years of colonial-origin criminalisation, a Constitution Bench comprising Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra and Justices Rohinton Fali Nariman, AM Khanwilkar . . .

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