Allahabad High Court ordered protection of two women living in live in
Prayagraj News: The petitioners said that they are adult and doing a job. Both have been living in a live-in relationship for a long time. Both women demanded protection.
- Last Updated:November 4, 2020, 11:22 AM IS
A division bench of Justice Shashikant Gupta and Justice Pankaj Bhatia Shamli The order has been passed while disposing of the petition of the resident woman of Taimurshah locality and the woman resident of Vivek Vihar. The petitioners said that they are adults and doing jobs. Also, living in a live-in relationship for a long time, which the family and society are opposing. They are being harassed, but are not getting protection from the police. He argued that the Supreme Court, including many countries of the world, has recognized homosexuality in the Navtej Singh Johar case. Live-in relationship is also valid.
Sex is a part of the right to life
A division bench of Justice Shashikant Gupta and Justice Pankaj Bhatia called sex a part of the right to life and said that they had the right to live life of their own free will. The right to sexual orientation is included under Article 21. The court said in its order that it is the duty of the court to protect constitutional rights. With this, the court has directed the Shamli police to provide full security to both.