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Cabinet approves transgender bill

The Union Cabinet approved the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, a previous version of which had lapsed when the Lok Sabha was dissolved in May.

The Bill aims at the social, economic and educational empowerment of transgender persons, a statement said. Sending the Bill to Parliament again was on the first 100-day agenda of Narendra Modi government’s second term.

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Printable version | Feb 27, 2020 6:03:15 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/cabinet-approves-transgender-bill/article28363925.ece

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