Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Retrieved 15 May On 11 Decemberon responding an appeal filed by an astrologer Suresh Kumar Koushal and others,  the Supreme Court of India upheld the constitutionality of Section of the IPC, and stated that the Court was instead deferring to Indian legislators to provide the sought-after clarity. Finally we have been recognized by this country," said Bismaya Kumar Raula, wiping away tears outside the court. In a society, a family is made up of a man and a woman, not a woman and a woman, or a man and a man. It's a mix of feelings, it's been a long fight," said rights campaigner Rituparna Borah. There is not much left to argue," he added.
Therefore, an individual's sexual orientation is protected under the country's Right to Privacy law.
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We declare that Section IPC, insofar it criminalises consensual sexual acts of adults in private, is violative of Articles 21, 14 and 15 of the Constitution. LGBT portal India portal. Retrieved 12 July Retrieved 18 September Like the right to marry, the right to adopt, the right to inherit. Retrieved 3 April The Court held that to the extent S.
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