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Supreme Court verdict on right to privacy: Mamata Banerjee welcomes apex court order

Kolkata: Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court's ruling on right to privacy.

 Supreme Court verdict on right to privacy: Mamata Banerjee welcomes apex court order

File image of Mamata Banerjee. PTI

"We welcome this verdict by Honourable Supreme Court RightToPrivacy is a Fundamental Right," she said in a tweet.

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".

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Updated Date: Aug 24, 2017 15:30:56 IST