Same Sex Marriage Verdict

A five-judge Bench headed by Chief Justice DY Chandrachud ruled in a 3:2 verdict against giving constitutional validity to same-sex marriages.

What the Supreme Court Said?

The apex top court said it is for Parliament to formulate legislation on it. They also said that borrowing children by same-sex spouses is illegal.

What the CJI (DY Chandrachud) Said?

We record the Union Government will constitute a committee to decide the rights and entitlements of persons in queer unions.

What the Majority Judges Said?

Many judges, like Judges Bhat, Kohli, and Narasimha, have stated that same-sex couples cannot consider it a basic right. Additionally, same-sex couples cannot adopt children.

Non-hetrosexual Unions & hetrosexual unions are 2 sides of the same coin

This moment is an opportunity to remedy the historical injustice and discrimination." - JUSTICE SANJAY KISHAN KAUL