ADDED ON: 10/18/2018

Why Muslim Groups in North India Want the Government to Re-criminalize Gay Sex

10/15/2018 | Gay Star News

A prominent Muslim group in north India has spoken out against the Supreme Court of India’s decision to end the country’s gay sex ban. Anjuman-e-Imamia’s Jammu chapter told a press conference on Sunday (14 October)  gay sex was against nature. Vice President, Syed Afaq Kazmi, said it went against the rich cultural traditions of India. India’s estimated LGBTI population of 78 million celebrated last month’s ruling that Section 377 of the Penal Code was unconstitutional. Kazmi, however, appealed to India’s government to challenge the decision. ‘There are strong objections from various sections of the society,” Kazmi said, according to the Tribune.

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