Privacy is a fundamental right

Privacy is a fundamental right

In a historic judgment, a nine-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court has ruled that privacy will be a fundamental right, an intrinsic part of Article 21 and Part III of the Constitution. The bench, headed by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar, comprises of Justices J Chelameswar, S A Bobde, R K Agrawal, R F Nariman, A M Sapre, D Y Chandrachud, S K Kaul and S Abdul Nazeer delivered the landmark verdict today. The bench had reserved its verdict on the matter on August 2, after a marathon hearing spread over six days.