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SC verdict on gays upholds right to privacy: BJP MP

Lauding the Supreme Court's verdict on decriminalizing Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), BJP's Rajya Sabha member from Karnataka Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Thursday said the judgment was a step towards accepting the people as what they are and respecting their privacy.

"The turning point came on August 24, 2017, when the right to privacy became a part of the fundamental rights of Indian citizens. Thursday's judgment by the apex court against Section 377 is a step towards accepting the people for they are," said Chandrasekhar in a statement.

Chandrasekhar was a petitioner in the case against the state-run 12-digit unique identification number Aadhaar and on which a nine-judge constitution bench of the top court unanimously ruled that privacy was a fundamental right.

"I am what I am. So, take me as I am. Congrats to all those who fought this battle" added Chandrasekhar.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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