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Lesser citizens
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Rajeev Bhatt Transgenders attending a regional public hearing for transgender/ hijra communities in New Delhi last year.

The meagre pension for transgenders announced by the Delhi government is an unimaginative measure that will not help solve the myriad problems faced by the community. By SAGNIK DUTTA


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How can India develop, without addressing or considering transgenders as part of the society. Giving pension of merely Rs.1,000 is raising questions and disliking s, and we talk about equality. Various health programs are running saying the need for mainstreaming transgenders in society. But all in vain!! Discrimination and unfavorable attitude will only contribute in pushing India back from development.
from:  Divya Vyas
Posted on: Jul 10, 2013 at 13:18 IST
How can we think of development of a society if such things happen in our society continuously. we have to think about it a lot. Such incidents occur because society as a whole is narrow-minded...(So let's start thinking openly) We can hope that once our society becomes prosperous.
from:  Rugmini Devi
Posted on: Jul 5, 2013 at 16:30 IST
All human beings in this world are equal(No one is either inferior or
superior to anybody). We must respect and treat equal everyone despite
their caste,colour,sex ,creed...(which is included in the fundamental
rights of our constitution).Then why discrimination? In Western world
Gay marriages are being recognised and why not in India Transgender
community is denied Citizenship.They are also one among
us.Think!
from:  T.Vikram
Posted on: Jul 5, 2013 at 07:43 IST
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