Navtej Singh Ruling: Gaping Pitfalls

For long the members of the LGBT community have faced discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation at the hands of the state functionaries by virtue of Section 377. Supreme Court has put a definitive stop to it. The ruling was celebrated far and wide, which is quite heartening, for it makes one feel that despite the social conservatism that Indian society rigidly sticks to, it is willing to take steps towards greater inclusivity.

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