: An all-India ‘mela’ (meet) of the transgenders (Hijras) will be held here in the city from November 15 to 17.

Concerns and problems

Transgenders from various States all over the country will travel to Goa to share their concerns and problems.

The ‘mela’ is being organised by Anam Prem, a social organisation.

Renowned Gujarati writer Dinkar Joshi will be among the participants at the meet, C.M. Samant of Anam Prem told The Hindu on Tuesday.

Issues related to human rights of the transgenders, among other aspects, will be debated at the meet.