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3) After a year’s time of Supreme Court judgment decriminalising article 377, that asserted itself to be “historic” verdict granting them a basic human right, acknowledging complete equality however still remains a distant dream. Critically analyse.(250 words)

Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.

3) After a year’s time of Supreme Court judgment decriminalising article 377, that asserted itself to be “historic” verdict granting them a basic human right, acknowledging complete equality however still remains a distant dream. Critically analyse.(250 words)

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Why this question:

The article discusses the significance of verdict of article 377 and the effects it has been making in the society for the community and the challenges still prevalent.

Key demand of the question:

One must analyse the impact of the verdict and the success it has been able to achieve in the past one year of its coming into action.

Directive:

Critically analyzeWhen asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary. When ‘critically’ is suffixed or prefixed to a directive, one needs to look at the good and bad of the topic and give a fair judgement.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

In brief narrate the historical verdict that came into force with respect to decriminalizing article 377.

Body:

Explain that It’s been a year since the Supreme Court read down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code but still the battle for civil rights lies ahead for the community.

Discuss the challenges being faced by the community despite recognition bestowed upon them by the SC judgment.

Conclusion:

Conclude with what needs to be done to ensure equity.