Section 377: B-Town hails ‘historical judgment’ as SC decriminalises homosexuality

Mumbai: A five-pick Structure bench, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra and additionally comprising Justices D Y Chandrachud, Rohinton Fali Nariman, A M Khanwilkar and Indu Malhotra, issued the verdict on a bunch of petitions filed to scrap the guidelines. “Criminalising gay intercourse is irrational and indefensible,” observed the bench unanimously whereas handing over the verdict.
Terming it as a “historic judgment”, celebs took to social media to particular their strengthen and happiness.

Giving the verdict a ‘wide’ thumbs up, ace filmmaker Karan Johar acknowledged, “Historical judgment!!!! So proud today time! Decriminalising homosexuality and abolishing #Section377 is a huge thumbs up for humanity and equal rights! The nation will get its oxygen support!”

Right here’s what the others posted:

Aamir Khan: We thank the Supreme Court docket for its decision to strike down article 377. It’s a long way a historic day for americans that specialize in in equal rights for all. The judiciary has carried out it’s obligation, and now we must at all times blueprint ours.

We thank the Supreme Court docket for its decision to strike down article 377. It’s a long way a historic day for americans that specialize in in equal rights for all. The judiciary has carried out it’s obligation, and now we must at all times blueprint ours. https://t.co/zzxc4kfNxS
— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) September 6, 2018

Akshay Kumar: A historic day for India! Fancy for all, freedom for all 🌈 RIP #Section377

Sonam Kapoor Ahuja: Right here is the India I beget to dwell in. No longer one crammed with hate, bigotry,sexism homophobia and intolerance. THIS is the India I worship.

Right here is the india I beget to dwell in. No longer one crammed with hate, bigotry,sexism homophobia and intolerance. THIS is the India I worship. 🇮🇳 🌈
— Sonam K Ahuja (@sonamakapoor) September 6, 2018

Hrithik Roshan: That are the different remnants mute conserving our society in the tedious of night ages? #Section377Verdict #evolution

Arjun Kapoor: Sanity prevails for when we are able to specialize in now we beget some radiant decision makers and lawmaker s readily available to this abilities. #Section377 gone with the wind.

Sanity prevails for when we are able to specialize in now we beget some radiant decision makers and lawmaker s readily available to this abilities. #Section377 gone with the wind.
— Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) September 6, 2018

Ranveer Singh: Fancy for all.

John Abraham: Stand gargantuan in honor with pleasure

Farhan Akhtar: Bye bye 377.

Swara Bhasker: Congratulations to your total activists and petitioners on #SupremeCourt judgement scrapping #Section377 Your perseverance appropriate made #India a freer space for all americans !

Ayushmann Khurrana: RIP #Section377 The original sunshine of at the 2nd is that of a modern India. Fancy all!

Diagnosed as Half 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the 157-twelve months-old guidelines criminalised clear sexual acts, terming them as ‘unnatural offences’, punishable by a 10-twelve months penal complex term.
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