Centre says will leave validity of Section 377 to the wisdom of the Supreme Court


The Supreme Court can decide if a law that criminalises consensual gay sex is constitutionally valid, the government said on Wednesday. “So far as the constitutional validity [of] Section 377 to the extent it applies to ‘consensual acts of adults in private’ is concerned, the Union of India would leave the said question to the wisdom of the Hon’ble Bench,” said a three-page affidavit filed by the Home Ministry.
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