Dr Aditya Joshi the one who started the online petition said, "This online petition is by Pravritti, a pan-IIT LGBTQ group.
The reason behind this online petition is to voice and amplify the willingness of the society to overthrew section 377.
While the petitions pertaining to section 377 are being heard in the Supreme Court, an online petition by IIT Alumni has been started on this matter.
The petition is by Team Pravritti which claims that it is on behalf of Indian citizens and Indian LGBTQ community.
The petition talks of basic issues faced by people from the LGBT community because of section 377.
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