In explaining the ruling, the bench said: "While reading down Section 377, the High Court overlooked that a minuscule fraction of the country’s population constitutes lesbians, gays, bisexuals or transgender people, and in the more than 150 years past, less than 200 persons have been prosecuted for committing offence under Section 377, and this cannot be made a sound basis for declaring that Section ultra vires Articles 14, 15 and 21." On 18 December 2015, Shashi Tharoor, a member of the Indian National Congress party, introduced the bill for the decriminalisation of Section 377, but the bill was rejected in the House by a vote of 71-24.However, Shashi Tharoor is planning to re-introduce the bill.The Court also right that the Indian Constitution mandates the recognition of a third gender. Swapna and Gopi Shankar Madurai from Srishti Madurai staged a protest in the Madurai collectorate on 7 October 2013 demanding reservation and to permit alternate genders to appear for examinations conducted by TNPSC, UPSC, SSC and Bank Exams.Swapna, incidentally, had successfully moved the Madras High Court in 2013 seeking permission to write the TNPSC Group II exam as a ‘woman’ candidate.Their lawyer said the court had served notice on 14 of Veena's relatives and villagers who had threatened them with "dire consequences".Haryana has been the centre of widespread protests by villagers who believe their village councils or khaps should be allowed to impose their own punishments on those who disobey their rulings or break local traditions – mainly honour killings of those who marry within their own gotra or sub-caste, regarded in the state as akin to incest. Abhe Singh told The Daily Telegraph: "The couple has been shifted to a safe house and we have provided adequate security to them on the court orders.Their destiny might have died at the hands of evil men but their lives did not and so they carry on. Magnus owns a rehabilitation centre for abused downworlders, giving them a place to heal and recover before going back out into the world. Magnus lavora per conto suo nello spaccio di sostanze illegali e odia i Lightwood con tutto se stesso.E gli viene fornita l'occasione di vendicarsi nel momento in cui Alec arriva in città.
There are approximately 4.8 million hijras in India.The Central Government reversed its stand on 28 February 2012, asserting that there was no legal error in decriminalising homosexual activity.