Gay couple petitions SC to recognise same-sex unions in accordance with the Special Marriage Act.

The petitioners challenged the Supreme Courts decision to grant same-sex marriage as allowed by the Special Marriage Act . The petitioners, both members of the LGBTQ+ community, said that the pursuit of such an agreement should be free from the disdain of legislative and popular majority .

New Delhi, India, November 25 : The petitioners challenged the Supreme Court's decision to grant same-sex marriage as allowed by the Special Marriage Act and directed the authorities concerned to solemnize their marriage, saying that the pursuit of such an agreement should be free from the disdain of legislative and popular majority.The petitioners, both members of the LGBTQ+ community, said that the right to many a person of one's choice is a fundamental right guaranteed by the Indian Constitution to each individual and has been explicitly recognized by this Court.They further stated that the top court has also explicitly stated that members of the LGBTQ+ community have the same human, fundamental, and constitutional rights as other citizens.The petitioners argued that the current statutes exclude the right of many a person of their choice, as stated by Articles

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