- Media Coverage
- 3 May 2018, Daily O
Why I filed a plea to decriminalize homosexuality
Hotelier Keshav Suri, executive director of The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group, recently filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking quashing of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code and the decriminsalisation of homosexuality.
On April 23, a bench headed by chief justice Dipak Misra issued a notice to the Centre on the plea – filed in court by senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi – and then ordered that it be bunched with other similar petitions already referred to a Constitution bench.
About The LaLiT Hotels
The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group, an enterprise of Bharat Hotels Limited is India’s largest and the fastest growing privately owned Hotel Company. The company offers Seventeen luxury hotels, with 3600 rooms in the five-star deluxe segment with eleven operational hotels and six under development/restoration (including three overseas). The operational hotels include The Lalit New Delhi, The Lalit Mumbai, The Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar, The Lalit Golf & Spa Resort Goa, The Lalit Ashok Bangalore, The Lalit Laxmi Vilas Palace Udaipur, The Lalit Temple View Khajuraho, The Lalit Resort & Spa Bekal (Kerala), The Lalit Jaipur, The Lalit Chandigarh & The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata. The Group has also forayed into mid-segment hotels under the brand – ‘The Lalit Traveller’. The first two hotels under this brand opened in Jaipur and Khajuraho with 25 more hotels planned in the next five years.