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Free name change for transgenders

Information minister Rajenthira Balaji announced that transgenders could change their names free of cost without paying for notifying the change in the gazette.

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16th May 2012 11:31

Alessia Valenza

Information minister Rajenthira Balaji announced that transgenders could change their names free of cost without paying for notifying the change in the gazette.

Bookbinders who work for the stationery department would be given a monthly incentive of Rs 500.

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