The choice to offer ideal protection a status of being a central right is notable. This is the primary such important choice taken in light of a legitimate concern for the privileges of a person The Congress welcomes this verdict. Congress leader Randeep Surjewala said, “we welcome this decision as this is the biggest decision on freedom of an individual”.
Tending to the media after the pinnacle court’s decision, Congress pioneer and previous union minister P.Chidambaram said today we can once again celebrate our freedom as this verdict is a setback to the government.
The Supreme Court today overruled the M.P. Sharma (1962) and Kharak Singh (1954) judgment and held that the Right to Privacy is a major directly under Article 21 of the Indian Constitution, in a consistent choice (of the nine-judge seat).
The decision was given when the nine-judge Constitution seat of the pinnacle court continued the hearing looking into the issue on thursday morning. Following this, a five-judge sacred seat will choose whether the Aadhar damages the Right to Privacy or not. The Supreme Court, earlier on August 2, had reserved its judgment over the issue of whether right to privacy is fundamental or not.