Battling for dignity, gathering hope, the LGBTQIA+ community eagerly awaited the marriage equality verdict of the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
SC refuses to legalise same-sex marriage; CJI says right to enter union includes right to choose partner, its recognition
Refusing to to strike down the Special Marriage Act and Foreign Marriage Act, CJI said that the court can't make law but only interpret it and that it was for the Parliament to change it.
At the outset, Justice Chandrachud said there are four judgments -- by himself, Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul, S Ravindra Bhat and P S Narasimha -- in the matter.
On the first day of the hearing, the bench had defined the contours of the pleas and had said that it would not go into personal laws governing marriage and will look into the issue of registration.