Section 377: Naz Foundation withdraws Curative Petition against 2013 SC verdict

Shruti Mahajan February 11 2019

NGO Naz Foundation today withdrew its curative petition against the 2013 judgment of the Supreme Court which had upheld the validity of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Introduced by the British during the colonial era, Section 377 penalised all sexual activities “against the order of nature“. Modeled on the then-existing English Buggery Act (1553), this . . .

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