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Dhara 377

What is Section 377 of IPC

The Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code was inserted in Chapter XVI and formulated into a law back in 1861 under the British rule. The law criminalised any sexual activity against the “order of the nature” including homosexuality that was prohibited in the Victorian order of nature. India had been a culturally progressive land where the depictions in temples of Khajuraho and Shikhandi’s character in the Mahabharata highlighted the existence of different sexual orientations. [...]Read More

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