The Supreme Court abolished one of the sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC) which criminalized homosexuality. It comes under which of the following sections?
Answer with explanationAnswer: Option C
The Supreme Court abolished Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the 1862 law which criminalised homosexuality. The Delhi High Court had decriminalised homosexuality in 2009, but the decision was overturned by the Supreme Court in 2013. According to Section 377, consensual sexual acts are also considered unnatural and are punishable.