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Same-sex marriage reflect urban elitist views: Centre to SC seeking dismissal of legal recognition pleas

NEW DELHI, APRIL 17: Terming the petitions seeking legal validation of same-sex marriage as one which reflect an "urban elitist" view, the Centre has told the Supreme Court that recognition of marriage is essentially a legislative function which the courts should refrain from deciding. Questioning the maintainability of the petitions, the Centre said what is presented before this Court is a mere urban elitist view for the purpose of social acceptance. "The competent legislature will have to take into account broader views and voice of all rural, semi-rural and urban...