SC dismisses review petitions on its judgment on Sec 377


Court :
Supreme Court of India

Brief :
The bench comprising of Justice H.L. Dattu and Justice S.J. Mukhopadhaya dismissed review petitions against the verdict of the Court in December 2013 which declared gay sex a criminal offence punishable up to life imprisonment.

Citation :

 

1

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION

REVIEW PETITION (C)NOS. 41-55 OF 2014

IN

CIVIL APPEAL NO.10972, 10974, 10986, 10981, 10983, 10984, 10975,

10973, 10985, 10976, 10980, 10982, 10977, 10978 AND 10979 OF 2013

NAZ FOUNDATION (INDIA) TRUST ... PETITIONER(S)

VERSUS

SURESH KUMAR KOUSHAL  & ORS. ... RESPONDENT(S)

WITH

REVIEW PETITION (C)NO.197 OF 2014 

IN 

CIVIL APPEAL NO.10972 OF 2013

UNION OF INDIA ... PETITIONER(S)

VERSUS

SURESH KUMAR KOUSHAL  & ANR. ... RESPONDENT(S)

WITH

REVIEW PETITION (C)NO.198 OF 2014 

IN 

CIVIL APPEAL NO.10972 OF 2013

NIVEDITA MENON AND ORS. ... PETITIONER(S)

VERSUS

SURESH KUMAR KOUSHAL  & ANR. ... RESPONDENT(S)

WITH

REVIEW PETITION (C)NO.202 OF 2014 

IN 

CIVIL APPEAL NO.10972 OF 2013

SHYAM BENEGAL ... PETITIONER(S)

VERSUS

NAZ FOUNDATION AND ORS. ... RESPONDENT(S)2

WITH

REVIEW PETITION (C)NO.211 OF 2014 

IN 

CIVIL APPEAL NO.10972 OF 2013

RATNA KAPUR AND ORS. ... PETITIONER(S)

VERSUS

SURESH KUMAR KOUSHAL AND ANR.  ... RESPONDENT(S)

WITH

REVIEW PETITION (C)NO.219 OF 2014 

IN 

CIVIL APPEAL NO.10972 OF 2013

MINNA SARAN AND ORS. ... PETITIONER(S)

VERSUS

SURESH KUMAR KOUSHAL AND ORS. ... RESPONDENT(S)

WITH

REVIEW PETITION (C)NO.221 OF 2014 

IN 

CIVIL APPEAL NO.10972 OF 2013

SHEKHAR SESHADRI AND ORS. ... PETITIONER(S)

VERSUS

SURESH KUMAR KOUSHAL AND ORS. ... RESPONDENT(S)

WITH 

R.P.(C)NOS.222-233 OF 2014

IN

CIVIL APPEAL NOS.10972, 10974, 10986, 10981, 10984, 

10973, 10985, 10976, 10980, 10977, 10978 

AND 10979/2013

VOICES AGAINST SECTION 377  ... PETITIONER(S)

VERSUS

SURESH KUMAR KOUSHAL AND ORS. ... RESPONDENT(S)3

O R D E R

Delay condoned.

Application for Oral hearing is rejected.

We have gone through the Review Petitions and the

connected papers.  We see no reason to interfere with the order

impugned. The Review Petitions are, accordingly, dismissed.

.............................J.

                                  (H.L. DATTU)

............................J.

     (SUDHANSU JYOTI MUKHOPADHAYA)

NEW DELHI;

JANUARY 28, 20144

CHAMBER MATTER                            SECTION XIV

            S U P R E M E   C O U R T   O F   I N D I A

                         RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS

                    

REVIEW PETITION (C) NO(s). 41-55 OF 2014 IN CIVIL APPEAL

NO.10972 OF 2013

NAZ FOUNDATION                                    Petitioner(s)

                 VERSUS

SURESH KUMAR KOUSHAL & ORS.                       Respondent(s)

(With appln(s) for stay,oral hearing)

WITH R.P.(C)NO.197/2014 IN C.A.NO.10972/2013

(With appln.(s) for directions and office report)

WITH R.P.(C)NO.198/2014 IN C.A.NO.10972/2013

(With appln.(s) for exemption from filing c/c of the impugned

judgment and stay and oral hearing)

WITH R.P.(C)NO.202/2014 IN C.A.NO.10972/2013

(With appln.(s) for oral hearing and stay)

WITH R.P.(C)NO.211/2014 IN C.A.NO.10972/2013

(With appln.(s) for exemption from filing c/c of the impugned

judgment)

WITH R.P.(C)NO.219/2014 IN C.A.NO.10972/2013

(With appln.(s) for oral hearing, stay and c/delay)

WITH R.P.(C)NO.221/2014 IN C.A.NO.10972/2013

(With appln.(s) for  oral hearing, stay and c/delay)

WITH R.P.(C)NOS.222-233/2014 IN C.A.NO.10972, 10974, 10986,

10981, 10984, 10973, 10985, 10976, 10980, 10977, 10978 AND

10979/2013

(With appln.(s) for exemption from filing c/c of the impugned

judgment, permission to file synopsis and list of dates and

permission to file addl.documents and exemption from filing

O.T. and oral hearing)

Date: 28/01/2014  These Petitions were circulated today.5

CORAM :

        HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE H.L. DATTU

        HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE SUDHANSU JYOTI MUKHOPADHAYA

By Circulation

          

           UPON perusing papers the Court made the following

                               O R D E R 

Delay condoned.

Application for oral hearing is rejected.

The Review Petitions are dismissed, in terms of the

signed order.

(G.V.Ramana)        (Vinod Kulvi)

     Court Master        Asstt.Registrar

(signed order is placed on the file)

 

Vassu Arora
on 29 January 2014
Published in Constitutional Law
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