Lucknow: The Gender Champions of Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University Lucknow organised a symposium on “377 and Beyond” to commemorate the historic judgement of Section 377 of the IPC that decriminalised consensual gay sex.
The symposium marked the anniversary of the judgement that was delivered on the same day 4 years ago.
A workshop on the Yogyakarta Principles and a panel discussion on life after the verdict were held. Panelists included eminent personalities such as Amruta Soni, Yadavendra Singh, Arif Jafar, Nishi and S. Raza Hussain Zaidi.
The symposium witnessed enthusiastic participation by the students of the university who actively interacted with the panelists.
The Gender Champions Vaibhav, Harshita, Tarushi, Astha, Anushikha and Saurabh coordinated the event. The nodal officer of RML Gender Champions, Dr Isha Yadav, along with other faculty members Dr Manish Singh, Dr Mitali Tiwari, Dr P.K. Gautam, Dr. Samreen Hussain and Dr. Amandeep Singh were also present.