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Anjaneya Das

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Narco-Analysis And The Shifting Paradigms Of Article 20(3): A Comment On Selvi V. State Of Karnataka, Anjaneya Das Mar 2011

Narco-Analysis And The Shifting Paradigms Of Article 20(3): A Comment On Selvi V. State Of Karnataka, Anjaneya Das

Anjaneya Das

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Gay And Transgender Rights In India: Naz Foundation V. Government Of Nct Of Delhi, Anjaneya Das Jan 2009

Gay And Transgender Rights In India: Naz Foundation V. Government Of Nct Of Delhi, Anjaneya Das

Anjaneya Das

Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, a figment of colonial creation, has criminalised ‘unnatural sexual acts’ since its application as law in 1862. Homosexuality falls within such acts and may attract punitive measures. In the previous century, legislatures and judiciaries across the globe have upheld laws criminalising homosexuality and transgender behaviour, justifying them on grounds of public decency and morality. With the advent of the contemporary epoch, the movement against the repressive and oppressive nature of Section 377 grew exponentially and reached its culmination in Naz Foundation v. Government of NCT of Delhi, wherein the Delhi High Court recognized ...