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Transgenders happy over 'recognition'

in INDIA, 11/05/2013

Seeking blessings from transgenders is a tradition prevalent in North India. The trend is gaining popularity down South too, especially this election season, where politicians are seen seeking blessings from the community members in the hope of bettering their electoral prospects.

Being blessed by transgenders, before initiating any new work is considered auspicious. Transgenders of the city opine that thay have been “honoured” by many who believe that seeking their blessings brings them luck. Read more.

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