Mar 21, 2012

THE DECRIMINALISATION OF GAY SEX IN INDIA: ¨learnt and subsequently got enlightened¨ Attorney General Vahanvati

India Government in favor of decriminalising gay sex
The India government said it fully accepts the Delhi high court landmark 2009 verdict, which decriminalised consensual gay sex between adults in private.

The India government today clarified its stand on gay sex, telling the Supreme Court it is in favour of decriminalisation and does not object to the Delhi High Court verdict.

Attorney General G E Vahanvati justified the change in the Centre's stand on decriminalisation of gay sex, saying that the government "learnt and subsequently got enlightened" from the Delhi High Court's 2009 verdict.

The India government said it fully accepts the Delhi high court landmark 2009 verdict, which decriminalised consensual gay sex between adults in private.

The India government today clarified its stand on gay sex, telling the Supreme Court it is in favour of decriminalisation and does not object to the Delhi High Court verdict.

Attorney General G E Vahanvati justified the change in the Centre's stand on decriminalisation of gay sex, saying that the government "learnt and subsequently got enlightened" from the Delhi High Court's 2009 verdict...¨  please read it all, HERE

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2 comments:

susan s. said...

Fantastic!

Leonardo Ricardo said...

Yes, thanks Susan, one by one a worldwide desire for education is replacing superstition (especially at Church) and fear/hate (hard, but doable and not a century too soon)!