Supreme Court of India began with its proceedings on Section 377 today and with the entire nation keeping up with the updates, praying for the archaic law to be eliminated. Section 377 that criminalizes homosexuality and considers same sex as ‘unnatural’ has been the noose for the LGBTQAIP+ community in India for a long time.
Advocate Saurabh Kripal argued for striking down of 377 today and the hearing in the case is to be continued on Wednesday at the Supreme Court as the bench rose. While some homophobic or intolerant voices like Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy may find homosexuality as ‘danger to national security’ and that it is against Hindutva, the community in India prays for a better future.
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