Bollywood celebrities hails Supreme Court's decision of decriminalizing Section 377

The Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra along with Justices Rohinton Nariman, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra announced on Thursday to decriminalize Section 377


On Thursday, the apex court passed a historic judgement to strike down the law of Indian Penal Code section 377 that outlawed gay sex in the country. Section 377 stated unnatural offences, whosoever voluntarily has intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

The judgement was addressed by the Chief Justice Dipak Misra along with Justices Rohinton Nariman, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra.

Hailing Supreme court’s decision celebrities from the entertainment fraternity took to Twitter to share their happiness.

Karan Johar wrote, "Historical judgment!!!! So proud today! Decriminalising homosexuality and abolishing is a huge thumbs up for humanity and equal rights! The country gets its oxygen back!"

Arjun Kapoor tweeted, "Sanity prevails for once we can believe we have some sensible decision makers and lawmaker s available to this generation. gone with the wind."

Actor Varun Dhawan mentioned, "A law implemented in 1860 is now abolished. A day for our entire nation to live with pride. Bye bye"

Author Chetan Bhagat tweeted, "India is a country where the culture changes every 100km. Accepting diversity has to be the core value of every Indian and frankly is the only way India will survive and thrive. Scrapping is a step in that direction. It is a good day for India."

Kalki commented, "So happy today, thank goodness for the rainbow (and all the lawyers that helped put it there!)"

Singer Sona Mohapatra wrote, "Take Me As I Am.. said the Chief Justice of India & my eyes welled up & spilled over. Over & Out. is for ALL. is for ALL. for ALL."