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Progressive move on transgenders

Prime Minister Modi told BJP MPs that the government was serious about getting the Transgender Bill granting certain protections and a legal status to the transgender community. “This is a progressive move being taken by the government, and I want you all to reach out to the community to educate them on the finer points of the Bill,” Mr. Modi said.

The Bill was first >cleared as a private members Bill in the Rajya Sabha, and now the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is to pilot it in the Lok Sabha as a government bill.

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Printable version | Feb 26, 2020 9:59:19 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/Progressive-move-on-transgenders/article14560749.ece

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