Delhi HC provides Centre final probability to clear stand on same-sex marriages1 min read
The Delhi High Court on Friday granted the Centre and the Delhi authorities one final probability to file a response to petitions searching for the popularity and registration of same-sex marriages underneath the Hindu Marriage Act, the Special Marriage Act and the Foreign Marriage Act.
The courtroom was instructed that no reply has been filed within the case by authorities regardless of issuance of discover in October and November.
The Centre on Friday sought extra time to file a counter-affidavit within the case. While granting three weeks’ time for submitting a reply within the case, the courtroom adjourned the case for its subsequent listening to on February 25.
The PIL searching for the popularity of same-sex marriages underneath the Hindu Marriage Act has been filed by Abhijit Iyer-Mitra and three others. The courtroom final 12 months noticed that the statute is gender impartial and the Centre should interpret the regulation in favour of residents of India.