Celebrations across the country after Supreme Court decriminalises Section 377

New Delhi, Sep 6: In a historic judgement, the Supreme Court of India on Thursday decriminalised Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Soon after the verdict, Celebrations erupt across the country.

Justice Rohinton Nariman, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud and Justice Indu Malhotra delivered concurring judgments thereby making the verdict of the five-judge bench a unanimous one.

Reacting to the verdict, Executive Director of the Lalit Group of hotels and petitioner in the Section 377 case, said “the lawyers and judges who have worked on this are the people to be interviewed and thanked. I am a nobody but they are the people to be thanked. It is a massive time to celebrate”.

 LGBT rights activist and founder of Humsafar Trust Ashok Row Kavi stated ” We have finally got justice. We are finally “azaad in azaad Hind”.

Have a glimpse of celebrations after the supreme court verdict !!

Celebrations in Karnataka’s Bengaluru

Celebrations at Delhi’s The Lalit hotel.

Celebrations in Chennai

Celebrations in Mumbai 

Celebrations in Chennai


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