[News] Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, UP government on plea against Section 377

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A Constitutional challenge to the brutal Section- 377 of the Indian Penal Code, criminalizing homosexuality, has begun in the Apex Court. The Apex Court has now issued a notice to the Centre as well as to the Uttar Pradesh government on the issue. According to reports, the Apex Court’s notice had come on a plea filed by noted LGBT rights activist Arif Jafar that any law banning sexual intercourse between consenting adults in private is a violation of the rights and provisions under the Indian Constitution.

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