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! 

1 min read
Homosexuality is no longer a crime in India.

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.”

“Justice Prevails”

“I Finally Feel Accepted in this Country”

“Love Unshackled...”

‘Pride’ And More...

(The Quint is available on Telegram. For handpicked stories every day, subscribe to us on Telegram)

Stay Updated

Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox.

Join over 120,000 subscribers!