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EC makes it easy for first-time transgenders to vote

First-time transgender voters henceforth need not bother looking for a sponsor or beg their parents to sign the new registration form. A recent order of the Election Commission of India (ECI) has relaxed conditions with the addition of 'chela' (assistant) or guru (teacher) in the voter registration form.\n

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24th August 2012 09:26

Alessia Valenza

Till now, parents of transgenders were signing the form and many refused to do so after their wards declared themselves transgenders.