Sec 377: BJP says won’t support homosexuality

Amidst the incessant chatter over Section 377, the loudest sound has been of deafening silence from the national opposition party. However, in an interview to a newspaper, BJP President Rajnath Singh on saturday said, ‘We will state (at an all-party meeting if it is called) that we support Section 377 because we believe that homosexuality is an unnatural act and cannot be supported.

Some BJP leaders, however, cautioned that the party cannot take a stand for or against this issue as it may hurt sentiments and conventional notions prevalent in society. ‘One has to keep in mind that this issue is taboo in society,’ a BJP leader said.
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