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#LoveIsLove Netizens stir with joy as Supreme Court decriminalises Homosexuality

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Avina Vidyadharan | Updated on: 06 Sep 2018, 11:39:45 PM
#LoveIsLove Netizens stir with joy as Supreme Court decriminalises Homosexuality

New Delhi:

The Supreme Court on Thursday decriminalised homosexual activities in favour of those who identify as gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual in India, which welcomed a string of positive encouragement across the country. While contentment struck the petitioners, netizens could not hold back their support and excitement in favour of the decision.

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A five-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and comprising Justices Fali Nariman, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud, and Indu Malhotra, unanimously delivered the judgment after hearing an array of petitions challenging the criminalisation of homosexuality.

Twitterati flooded the internet with the appreciation of the much-anticipated verdict for the LGBTQ community to have equal fundamental rights. From celebrated figures to the common man, everyone cherished the historical judgment.

Here’s how the cybernauts reacted to this verdict:

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Hopefully, the landmark judgment of September 6, 2018, would end all discriminations and taboos against the LGBT community. 

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First Published : 06 Sep 2018, 11:38:53 PM