Twitter Celebrates As History Unfolds: SC Reads Down Section 377
As the SC read down Section 377 of the IPC, here’s how Twitter users reacted!
Homosexuality is no longer a crime in India.
Yes, that’s the final verdict!
On Thursday afternoon, the SC partially struck down the British-era law which criminalised consensual homosexual sex in India. While reading his judgment on Section 377 of the IPC, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra noted, “I am what I am. So take me as I am. No one can escape from their individuality”. CJI Dipak Misra, Justices RF Nariman, DY Chandrachud, and Indu Malhotra pronounced separate but concurrent judgements.
Here’s a quick look at the outpour of reactions on Twitter!
“Take Me As I Am...”
“We Have to Vanquish Prejudice... and Ensure Equal Rights.”
“I Finally Feel Accepted in this Country”
‘Pride’ And More...
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