Lesser citizens

Print edition : July 12, 2013

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

Transgenders begging for alms in Bangalore. The announcement of piecemeal welfare measures by the state has adversely impacted the traditional occupations of transgenders. Photo: Sampath Kumar G P

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.
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