SC Sensational Verdict on IPC Section 497- Updates
The Supreme Court on Thursday has pronounced its verdict over the issue of the constitutional validity of Section 497 pertaining to the offense of adultery of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). In a crucial judgment, the five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Justice of India Dipak Misra of Supreme Court has decriminalized adultery in a unanimous judgment. Husband Is not the master of a woman' said CJI Dipak Misra while declaring Adultery as arbitrary. The Supreme Court observed that the decades-old provision seemed more discriminatory towards the woman. Watch the video for more insight.