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Police Protection provided to a Queer Woman

Areka Sarkar and Anr Vs State of West Bengal and Ors; WP 9638(W) of 2019 | High Court of Calcutta | Status: Pending | |

A lesbian lady was threatened by her mother and daughter. As she is in a relationship with another lady, her family threatened to rape her. The High Court at Calcutta, had granted protection to the couple and have gone on to order some of the top most officials of the state police to take protective actions including putting up a police barricade.

See petition at