New Delhi: After a marathon hearing spanning over a month, the Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a bunch of petitions challenging the Delhi High Court verdict decriminalising gay sex among consenting adults in private.
A bench of justices GS Singhvi and SJ Mukhopadhaya reserved its verdict on a bunch of petitions by anti-gay right activists, social and religious organisations against the 2009 verdict of the high court, which decriminalised the gay sex.
The bench had commenced final day-to-day hearing of the case from February 15.
During the hearing, the apex court had pulled up the Centre for its "casual" approach on decriminalisation of homosexuality and had also expressed concern over the Parliament not discussing such important issues and blaming judiciary instead for its "over-reach"....more
02:23 PM, Mar 27, 2012