Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court’s ruling on right to privacy.
“We welcome this verdict by Honourable Supreme Court #RightToPrivacy is a Fundamental Right,” she said in a tweet.
We welcome this verdict by Honourable Supreme Court #RightToPrivacy is a Fundamental Right
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) August 24, 2017
In a landmark decision that will affect the lives of all Indians, the Supreme Court unanimously declared that right to privacy was a Fundamental right under the Constitution.
A nine-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar ruled that “right to privacy is an intrinsic part of Right to Life and Personal Liberty under Article 21 and entire Part III of the Constitution”.