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Right to Privacy Is Inalienable: Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman

Full text of the judgment by Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman declaring privacy to be a fundamental right.

Justice Nariman. Credit: Youtube

Justice Nariman. Credit: Youtube

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 Rohinton Fali Nariman.

Justice Nariman’s judgment by The Wire on Scribd