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Chandrachud senior vs Chandrachud junior: Son rewrites rules of adultery after 33 years

Updated : September 28, 2018 06:32 AM IST

In 1985, Chief Justice YV Chandrachud had upheld the constitutional validity of Section 497 (adultery).
Almost 30 years later, his son Justice DY Chandrachud, among the five judges who called Section 497, scrapped the law that punishes men and not women for adultery.
Chandrachud senior vs Chandrachud junior: Son rewrites rules of adultery after 33 years
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