SC seeks response of Centre on pleas seeking recognition of marriage involving gay couple

Updated: Nov 25 2022 2:53PM

SC seeks response of Centre on pleas seeking recognition of marriage involving gay couple

New Delhi, Nov 25 (PTI) The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre and Attorney General R Venkataramani on two pleas by gay couples seeking a direction that their marriage be recognised under the special marriage law.

A bench comprising Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and Justice Hima Kohli heard the brief submissions of senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi before issuing the notices on the pleas.

“Issue notice returnable in four weeks. Liberty to serve the central agency. Notice be also issued to the Attorney General for India,” the bench said.