Tag: Transgender

 Transgender Kalash Yatra
Watch - Transgender Community Takeout Kalash Yatra In Bhubaneswar

Watch - Transgender Community Takeout Kalash Yatra In Bhubaneswar

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  • Tuesday, 27 September 2022
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam 2
Woman gets husband married off to transgender

Like a scene out of a Bollywood movie, a woman got her husband married off to a transgender after learning about his affair with the epicene. Interestingly, the couple was married for five years and have a child together.

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  • Tuesday, 13 September 2022
Woman gets husband married off to transgender
Woman gets husband married off to transgender

It is unclear if Fakir will stay with both of them or the couple will go separate ways.

  • Monday, 12 September 2022
Supreme Court
SC asks Centre to frame policy on employment for transgender persons

A bench headed by justice D.Y. Chandrachud told the Department of Personnel Training (DoPT) and Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment to consult all stakeholders, including the National Council for Transgender Persons, to formulate the policy for providing employment to the third gender.

  • Thursday, 08 September 2022
Group clash erupts between two transgender groups in Bhadrak, 10 injured
Group clash erupts between two transgender groups in Bhadrak, 10 injured

A group of transgender reportedly attacked another group while they were having a meeting at a hotel. 

  • Sunday, 03 July 2022
Fashion Show By Transgenders
An inimitable fashion show: Beating stereotypes, transgenders lit up Sital Sasthi ramp

The Sital Sasthi Jatra Committee in Bargarh's Barpali celebrated it in a unique way. The organisers went a step forward and held a fashion show for the transgenders in an attempt to honor their community and bring them into mainstream.

  • Saturday, 04 June 2022
Poster of 'T' Unveiled In Cannes
India at Cannes: 'T' poster, trailer unveiled highlighting issues of Odisha transgender community

'T' also showcases her life's journey, her marriage, and her struggles to help each and every one of the transgender community, helping them improve their livelihood. The launch was graced by actor Inaam ul Haq, actor Rishi Bhutani, and actor-producer Jitendra Rai.

  • Monday, 23 May 2022
Transgender In The Corporator Race
Odisha Urban Polls: Cuttack's Lone Transgender Candidate Bats For Slum Dwellers' Rights

Tina alias Tanushree Behera(28) has been involved in social work for more than 10 years now. She belongs to the transgender community. And she is the only contestant of her gender in the fray for the position of Corporator in the entire municipality.

  • Saturday, 19 March 2022
SMILE- scheme for transgender
Centre Launches Welfare Scheme For Transgender Community

The Ministry has allocated Rs 365 crore for the scheme from 2021-22 to 2025-26 for the social security that is needed through multiple dimensions of identity, medical care, education, occupational opportunities and shelter, a statement from the Ministry said.

  • Sunday, 13 February 2022
Transgenders stage dharna outside Naveen Niwas

Bhubaneswar: A group of trangenders on Saturday staged a dharna in front of Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s residence here and submitted a memorandum to the Bhubaneswar Mayor alleging that they have been deprived, through a directive issued by the Secretary of the Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SSEPD) department asking them to […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Thrashing of transgender sparks tension at Cuttack Railway station

Cuttack: Tension prevailed on the premises of Railway Protection Force (RPF) office located at Cuttack Railway station when more than hundred transgenders sat on a dharna demanding action against an officer who thrashed two transgenders. As per allegations, a RPF officer asked for money from the two transgenders at the Cuttack station. When they refused […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Transgender to contest Rajya Sabha by-poll in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to raise transgender issues in the parliament, transgender Meghna Sahoo on Thursday purchased the nomination form for the Rajya Sabha election. Meghna was the first person to purchase the nomination form required to contest the polls to the upper house of parliament from Odisha Assembly secretariat. The 30-year-old transgender, accompanied by […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Transgender pushed out of train
Eunuch pushed off train: RPF CB starts probe

Bhubaneswar: A Crime Branch team of Railway Police Force (RPF) started investigation into the case in which a transgender was pushed out of a moving train at Jajpur road recently. The investigating team met the victim, Anu, a resident of Habalganda village under Rajkanika block in Kendrapara district. She was interrogated by the team about […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Transgenders to be appointed as jail warders!

The Odisha government has decided to recruit transgenders as jail warders as per the directive of the Supreme Court

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Man detained for ditching 'transgender' wife

Nayagarh: In a bizarre case, a newly-married man was detained by the police for ditching his wife by branding her as a Kinnar (transgender) after medical tests proved otherwise. The incident reported from Dimirijhari area in Nayagarh district has predictably led to a lot of chatter among the locals. The man identified as Anant Nayak […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021