Entry #4005: Homosexual activity in Punjab

Current Version

RegionPunjab
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusLegal
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionUnder 2018 Indian Supreme Court Ruling.
Sourceshttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-10/india-s-top-court-starts-hearing-case-on-legalization-of-gay-sex
Reports (2)
  • Other "Wrong Punjab. Homosexuality is illegal and a crime in Pakistan. There are two Punjabs. One in Pakistan one in India. I believe all the information is referring to the Indian state of Punjab and not the Pakistani province of Punjab."
  • Status is not correct "Is it about India or Pakistan "


Revision History (6)

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Legal
NoteCurrently being reviewed with the intention of abolishment by the Supreme Court of India, but remains illegal with up to 10 year imprisonment.Under 2018 Indian Supreme Court Ruling.

Revision by FCBSIX

Old Value New Value
ValueLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
NoteIndependent area. Under a ruling by Punjab High Court. As well under the supreme court ruling of June 17, 2018.Currently being reviewed with the intention of abolishment by the Supreme Court of India, but remains illegal with up to 10 year imprisonment.
SourcesNohttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-10/india-s-top-court-starts-hearing-case-on-legalization-of-gay-sex

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
NoteIndependent area.Independent area. Under a ruling by Punjab High Court. As well under the supreme court ruling of June 17, 2018.

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Legal
Note2 to 10 year penalty. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.Independent area.

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
Note2 to 10 year penalty. Not enforced.2 to 10 year penalty. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value (Original) New Value
Note10 year penalty.2 to 10 year penalty. Not enforced.

Ausyk created this entry.