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Marriage Can Only Take Place Between Opposite Genders: RSS On Same-Sex Marriage

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Marriage Can Only Take Place Between Opposite Genders: RSS On Same-Sex Marriage

New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Normal Secretary Dattatreya Hosabale on Tuesday mentioned that the RSS agreed with the federal government’s stance on same-sex marriage. “Marriage can solely happen between individuals of reverse genders,” he mentioned, reported information company PTI.

The Centre on Sunday filed an affidavit within the Supreme Courtroom opposing the authorized recognition of same-sex marriage within the nation. In its affidavit, the Centre mentioned that same-sex relationships and heterosexual relationships are clearly distinct lessons that can’t be handled identically.

The Centre apprised the highest courtroom that residing collectively as companions by same-sex people, which is decriminalised now, isn’t comparable with the Indian household unit idea of a husband, a spouse and kids born out of the union.

It additional talked about that statutory recognition of marriage restricted to heterosexual in nature, is the norm all through historical past and is foundational to each the existence and continuance of the State. It mentioned that there isn’t a violation of elementary rights because of the non-recognition of same-sex marriages.

One of many petitions filed within the Supreme Courtroom has sought an interpretation of the Particular Marriage Act, 1954 in a gender-neutral method the place an individual isn’t discriminated towards resulting from his sexual orientation. 

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The highest courtroom’s five-judge Structure bench, in a path-breaking unanimous verdict delivered on September 6, 2018, held that consensual intercourse amongst grownup homosexuals or heterosexuals in a personal house isn’t a criminal offense whereas putting down part of the British-era penal legislation that criminalised it on the bottom that it violated the constitutional proper to equality and dignity.


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