During hearing of petitions filed by spas, the Delhi High Court stated that cross-gender massages do not amount to any ‘sexual activity’. It further emphasized and asked authorities to not take action against any such activity during pendency of the petitions that challenge the prohibition of cross-gender massages. Senior Advocate Rahul Mehra who represents the government was in opposition of passing of any interim order that favours the centers offering cross-gender massages. The court highlighted that it was not stating that illegal activities should be allowed.