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Privacy Can Be Located in Every Constitutional Freedom: Justice S.A. Bobde

Full text of the judgment by Justice S.A. Bobde declaring privacy to be a fundamental right.

Justice S.A. Bobde. Credit: UN/Twitter

Justice S.A. Bobde. Credit: UN/Twitter

New Delhi: A nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court has ruled that Indians enjoy a fundamental right to privacy, that it is intrinsic to life and liberty and thus comes under Article 21 of the Indian constitution.

The judgment includes within it five separate judgments from different judges, though the conclusion is unanimous. The Wire is reproducing here full text of the judgment by Justice S.A. Bobde.

Justice Bobde’s judgment by The Wire on Scribd