Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code talks basically about Homosexuality of Consensual Gay Sex. Till now, Homosexuality is treated as a crime in India. Moreover, it remains a crime or not will be decided by the Supreme Court tomorrow. However, the five bench judge who monitors this cases led by Chief Justice Deepak Misra says in the initial hearing that everyone has a right to freedom. One doesn’t have to fear because of sexuality.
Currently, Section 377 doesn’t give us permission for Homosexual sex. Means, according to this section of Indian Penal code, Homosexual sex is a crime in India.
If anyone violates this law, they could go up to 10 years in Jail.
Five petitioners initially challenge this law as mentioned by NDTV. These Five petitioners fought for the gay rights in our Country. Let see what happens next.
Back in 2009, Delhi High Court already says Section 377 attack on our Fundamental Birth Right. However, In 2013, Supreme court cancels Delhi High court order and says let supreme court decides about this issue.
Now, Yesterday the Supreme Court tell us whether Gay sex is legal in our country or not.
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