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09:55 | 17th December 2017

News: World

Mon 22 Feb, 2010
By Sam Bristowe


There were two groups that opposed the Delhi High Court verdict initially, 14 others have filed their petitions in the Supreme Court in the subsequent months

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Anger grows over India gay ruling

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The July court ruling in Dheli, which heard that gay sex was being decriminalised for the first time in the capital since 1860, is now facing fresh fears as more groups gather to oppose the ruling.

The law, which legalized gay sex within the capital city, is under attack by even more religious groups than before. Gay rights lawyer Arvind Narayan described the situation to the AFP "There are in total 16 groups challenging the July 2 Delhi High Court order,"

"There were two groups that opposed the Delhi High Court verdict initially, 14 others have filed their petitions in the Supreme Court in the subsequent months."

May religious groups have now taken action on the ruling.

With Mulims, Christian and Hindu leaders preaching against homosexuality.

To be caught in homosexual activity in the past would serve the defendant with a 10-year jail sentence


 

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