Key highlights of Section 377 Supreme Court verdict
Updated : September 06, 2018 02:22 PM IST
The five judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra had reserved its verdict on July 17 after hearing various stakeholders for four days, including gay rights activists.
D Y Chandrachud: Treament of homosexuality as a disorder/ disease has a severe impact on mental health of such persons.
CJI Dipak Misra and A M Khanwilkar: Section 377 to the extent it criminalizes sexual acts between consenting adults, whether homosexual or hetrosexual, is unconstitutional.
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