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Centre Opposes PIL Seeking Recognition For Same-Sex Marriage In Delhi HC

The Centre has opposed a PIL filed by Abhijit Iyer Mitra and three others in Delhi HC seeking recognition of same-sex marriage under Indian Marriage Acts. The government said that having same-sex relationships did not comply with the "Indian family unit concept". Moreover, it stated that the petitioners could not claim same-sex marriage as fundamental right despite decriminalization of section 377 and that the matter should be solved… read-more

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 04:48 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Delhi High Court, Government of India, same-sex marriage, Marriage Act

Courtesy: The Indian Express