A lot has been discussed about Privacy in the public domain. However, little is known about the jurisprudence of Privacy which often raises fundamental questions about the concept of Privacy. In the year 2018, the apex court in Justice K.S.Puttuswamy (retd.) vs. Union of India has tried to unfold the philosophical aspect behind the privacy and declared it a fundamental right. It requires a contemplation that why it took so long to declare it as a fundamental right in India whereas, in other nations, it has already been declared an integral part of individual autonomy. Through this paper, author seeks to trace the origin of the right to privacy and what is so special about privacy? This paper also attempts to examinethe dynamics of right to privacy with special reference to the current digital era.
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Himanshu Dhandharia. Developing A Jurisprudence of Privacy in The Digital Era. Int. J. Rev. and Res. Social Sci. 2019; 7(2):353-358. doi: 10.5958/2454-2687.2019.00026.1