This case will decide if a fundamental right to privacy is guaranteed under the Constitution of India.
Whether the decision in M P Sharma v Satish Chandra, District Magistrate, Delhi (1954) SCR 1077 is correct in law. Whether the
Judgement delivered. Fundamental Right to privacy upheld.
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.
Child Marriage and the Marital Rape Exception under IPC : Summary of Arguments
The bench comprising the Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A .M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud heard the Writ Petition
4th Jun 2012 - 30th Dec 2018
Former Chief Justice of Gauhati and Andhra Pradesh High Courts.