Sharmila Tagore calls SC verdict on homosexuality shameful

Sharmila Tagore calls SC verdict on homosexuality shameful

5Agra, Dec 13 (PTI)┬áVeteran Bollywood actress and former Indian Film Censor Board chief Sharmila Tagore has described the Supreme Court verdict on homosexuality as “shameful”.

The SC on Wednesday had upheld the constitutional validity of the penal provision making gay sex a punishable offence.

A bench of justices G S Singhvi and S J Mukhopadhaya set aside the Delhi High Court’s verdict which had in 2009 decriminalised gay sex among consenting adults in private.

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