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SC issues notice to Centre over Gay row

Written by: Staff

New Delhi, Aug 17: The Supreme Court of India issued notice to the government on petitions filed by Christian Apostolic Churches Alliance and S K Tijarawala, a disciple of Baba Ramdev seeking stay of the Delhi High Court verdict on legalising gay sex among consenting adults.

A bench, headed by Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan, posted the issue for further hearing on Sep 14, 2009 when it is likely to take up another set of similar petitions challenging the verdict.

The court has asked the government to file its response on the matter by the next date of hearing.

Earlier, the court had issued notice to the Centre seeking its response on a similar petition filed by astrologer Suresh Kumar Kaushal challenging the High Court judgement.

Notices were also issued to Naz Foundation, the NGO, and other respondents who were parties before the High Court.

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