Legitimizing Same Sex Marriages in India – An Urge for Advancement

  • Devarupa Bhattacharyya
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  • Devarupa Bhattacharyya

    Student at University Law College, Gauhati University, Assam, India

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Love comes in many forms. It might be wrong to mention that someone cannot marry somebody simply because they’re not from the alternative sex. The globe is evolving with times and we need to reconsider certain changes. Same-sex marriage is once somebody chooses to marry constant sex rather than the alternative. We should always not shun this concept any longer. Once upon a time folks had to be ashamed as a result of their gender. In today’s world, we should feel for each creature no matter their gender. One must understand that there are more than two genders. The society must be more comprehensive of all types of individuals. It’ll build the globe a happier place once everybody feels they’re accepted and appreciated. Same-sex marriage in Republic of India particularly isn’t inspired. There are countries that have rigorous laws against it nevertheless the folks are broad-minded. In India, neither are the laws lenient however the folks are also conservative. Indian people still needs time to be adapted with the concept of same-sex marriage. Indians should realize that this concept is not a part of western influences but it’s simply biological. The onus is on us to educate ourselves and the world so that the same sex couples do not face abuse. In India, same sex marriages are nonetheless to be legalized. Same-sex marriage is currently one of our country's most contentious political issues. People in India knowingly or unknowingly opposing the idea of homosexuality like anything. In such case no law could do anything at first we need to prepare ourselves mentally for the acceptance of the same. When we talk about India, we see how it is on its way of growth. Like how it scraped Section 377, which criminalizes homosexuality. In terms of the LGBTQ culture, though, we still have a long way to go. Thus; this study is concern with the importance of the Right of same sex marriage as societies as well as the laws don’t allow LGBTQ community to marry the person they love which is again a gross violation of their basic human rights. The LGBTQ community has fought for a protracted time for his or her rights. Still there are miles to go. This Article will also be dealing with the probable hurdles that are facing by the Indian Judiciary while reconsidering same sex marriages in India.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 3, Page 1831 - 1837

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.11630

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