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Marriage equality proponents make case to India Supreme Court

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The Indian Supreme Court on April 18 started hearing a case on whether to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples in the country.

Chief Justice Dhananjay Yeshwant Chandrachud is heading a panel of five judges to decide if the time is now to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples in the country where being LGBTQ is not a crime, but a same sex couple cannot marry.

The marriage equality case on the first day of the hearing started with a heated exchange between Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, the country’s second highest legal official, and Chandrachud.

The solicitor general argued which forum should be the only constitutional forum that could adjudicate the marriage equality law.

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