“We were expecting to win but not in the same manner as we had won in the Delhi High Court” – Anand Grover on the S.377 Judgment

“We were expecting to win but not in the same manner as we had won in the Delhi High Court” – Anand Grover on the S.377 Judgment

The Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside a 2009 judgment of the Delhi High Court that had read down the provisions of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (Suresh Kumar Koushal & Ors. v. Naz Foundation & Ors). This provision makes it an offence to voluntarily indulge carnal intercourse “against the order of nature”.  Reversing the 2009 verdict, the Supreme Court has ruled that Section 377 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 suffers from no infirmity and is constitutionally valid.

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