The case challenges Exception 2 to Section 375 of the IPC to the extent that it permits forced sexual intercourse within marriage by a husband with a minor wife between the ages of 15-18, as the same is violative of Articles 14,15 and 21 of the Constitution.
Whether the Exception 2 to Section 375 which provides a considerably lower age of consent for married girls violates Article
Child Marriage & the Marital Rape Exception in IPC : Judgement delivered
This case will decide if Delhi is a Union Territory where Lt. Governor can act independently of Chief Minister or a Special State where Lt. Governor is bound by the advice of Chief Minister. It also raises constitutional questions about legislative federalism between Centre and Delhi.
Mr Shekhar Naphade begins and concludes arguments. Mr Maninder Singh, Additional Solicitor General for the Union of India, commences arguments.
On 23.11.2017, Additional Solicitor General Maninder Singh appearing on behalf of the Union of India commenced his arguments before the
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Justice Dipak Misra hails from the state of Odisha. He enrolled as an Advocate in 1977 and practiced Constitutional, Civil,