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 Rajasthan opposes same-sex marriage: Centre to Supreme Court

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court informed the seven states that they had received replies on the same-sex marriage issue. While the government of Rajasthan, governed by Congress, has opposed the idea, Uttarakhand, Assam, Sikkim, Andhra Pradesh, Manipur, and Maharashtra said that they need more time to examine and research.

On the 9-day hearing on a batch of petitions seeking validation for same-sex marriage. On April 19, the Centre government informed the court by written method to the chief secretaries of states given the information that the same-sex marriage case was heard by the Supreme Court. On April 18, the Supreme Court made it clear that it would not venture into the various religions on personal laws and would make the decision that the case be examined by itself.

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court said that the fact of the concept of marriage is alive based on the proposition that marriage itself is entitled to constitutional protection and is not a matter of statutory recognition.

On Wednesday, the court told the court that Indian laws allow an individual to adopt a child regardless of marital status. According to the law, an ideal family owns its biological children.

Hearing on the pleas seeking legal validation for same-sex marriage, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) crated the concept of gender being “fluid,” “but by mother.

On highlighting the concept that the welfare of a child is paramount, the NCPCR said in a five-judge constitution headed by Chief Justice DY Chandrachud that the adoption of a child is not considered a fundamental right.

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