Supreme Court to hear plea on section 377 by LGBT Group Of IITs
New Delhi: Homo-Sexual petition Reopened again, The petition has been filed to revoke Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) to safeguard the community sexual preferences of LGBT(Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender). The Supreme Court on Thursday acquitted it.
20 IIT students filed a petition asking them to cancel Section 377 of IPC. The bench agreed to proceed with the petition. The bench did not clarify the date of the next argument. According to Indian Penal Code Section-377, sexual acts are considered criminal. Gay rights activists have been fighting for a decade to cancel. In the past, too many petitions have been a pending judgment on this issue. The Government of India is concerned that it is good to lift the laws that affect the rights of civilians while recognizing the rights of LGBT across the globe. On the other hand, the idea of encouraging unrealistic sex is to bring false signals to people.
In the year 2000, the Law Commission recommended the proposal for this section be revoke. However, the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party, which came to power in the consecutive term, did not take up this issue. Where fear of opposing people who have classical properties In 2009, the Delhi High Court had stated that Section 377 was unconstitutional. On December 11, 2013, the Supreme Court disagreed with the High Court judgment. On January 28, 2014, the Supreme Court dismissed the petitions filed to review its decision. The Supreme Court reiterated that very few persons were punished under this section and there was no violation of the fundamental rights of citizens. From the 1950s the 30 Amendments to the Indian Penal Code, but Section 377 unchanged.