Case Analysis on Joseph Sine V. Union of India

  • Nandini Verma and Ujjwal Raj
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  • Nandini Verma

    Student at Symbiosis Law School, Pune, India.

  • Ujjwal Raj

    Student at Symbiosis Law School, Pune, India.

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The five-judge bench in this landmark judgment unanimously proclaimed section 497 as unconstitutional as this section directly opposes the principles enshrined in Articles 14, 15(1), and 21 of the Indian Constitution. It was a much-awaited verdict as this 158-year-old section of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 doesn’t present any relevant existence in the present-day society because now women is an equally important player in the society and gone are the days when women used to be perceived as the property of men.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 5, Page 2093 - 2103


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