The Supreme Court has given a breakthrough judgment. Gay is not a crime in any way. The Supreme Court has given a historic verdict. At the same time, cancellation of section 377 of Indian Penal Code Listening to this ruling of the top court, people of the gay community have just celebrated the whole nation. It’s going to be premature. Along with the whole country, people of Calcutta gay community have burst into joy.
According to Section 377 of Indian Penal Code, sexual intercourse between same sex is a crime. But today, a five-member Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra said that gay rights are legitimate. The judges unanimously gave this verdict. For long years, homosexuality was considered to be an offense in India.
Because Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code says, if the same sex is involved in sex, then they can either be sent to life or up to ten years of imprisonment. It may also be a fine. But today the top court has given a historic verdict that everyone in the country has equal rights. There is also the right to have a friendly identity. Not only this, during the Raidan, the court further observes that the time has come to change the old ideas.