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Section 377 verdict: Siddharth, Trisha Krishnan, Kajal Aggarwal welcome SC judgment


Several stars from the Tamil and Telugu film industries joined scores of others in hailing the Supreme Court verdict that decriminalises homosexuality.

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Several stars from the Tamil and Telugu film industries joined scores of others in hailing the Supreme Court verdict that decriminalises homosexuality.

Actor Siddharth was among the first to express his joy at the verdict. He took to Twitter to pen his thoughts on the judgment.

He said, "Thank you Honourable #SupremeCourt for showing once again that you are the protector of ALL of our people. Love and wishes to all my Indian #LGBT family. What a wonderful day! Be you. Be true! To each individual who fought for this day, #Respect Bye #Section377 Jai Hind!"

He went on to cite an observation of one of the judges in the case.

Quoting Justice Chandrachud, who had said, "It is difficult to right a wrong by history. But we can set the course for the future. This case involves much more than decriminalizing homosexuality. It is about people wanting to live with dignity."

Siddharth said, "When Judges speak with such beauty you want to fall at their feet and say thanks. Why is it raining in my eyes dammit? 🏳ï¸Â‍🌈❤ï¸Â "

Actress Tamannaah Bhatia too expressed happiness at the verdict. She said, "Such a beautiful day in the history of this country. Here's to more freedom, more choices, more rights of expression. #Section377."

Actress Varalakshmi Sarathkumar, who has been fighting for women empowerment, was delighted with the verdict. She tweeted, "#Section377 Feeling so proud to be an Indian today..love who You want.. No one should be able to tell you who to love..That’s your decision n your decision alone..Be proud of who you are.. don’t let anyone tell you otherwise..Be happy remember you live only once..."

Actress Trisha Krishnan tweeted: "💃💃Way to go 🇮🇳 #Equalrights #Section377 #JaiHo"

Telugu actress Ritu Verma tweeted: ' Love is love 💕 🌈 #section377 #377scrapped."

Actress Kajal AggarwaL too said: "Love Wins. Happy for the Happy🌈 #LoveisLove #Section377 #377Verdict #RIP377"

Actress Shriya Saran, who will be seen next in the Tamil film Naragasooran, said, "So so so so happy ! Finally we are truly liberated.... heading there."

 

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