"Homosexuality is an offence under Islamic law and 'haram' (prohibited) in Islam," Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Darul Uloom Deoband Maulana Abul Khlik Madrasi said.
He also asked the government not to repeal Section 377 of the IPC which criminalizes homosexuality. The Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside the landmark Delhi High Court judgement of 2009 decriminalizing gay sex and threw the ball in Parliament's court for amending law.
The judgement of the two-judge bench headed by Justice GS Singhvi revived the penal provision making gay sex an offence punishable with life imprisonment.


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