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Transgender activist alleges sexual assault

in INDIA, 16/06/2013

Transgender activist Kalki Subramaniam has alleged that she was sexually assaulted by two unidentified men when she was returning to her home in Auroville, near Puducherry, on June 2. She also alleged that police refused to register a complaint in this regard.

Kalki, an actor-writer who runs Sahodari Foundation, an NGO working for social, economic and political rights of the transgender community, said she was returning from a village near Auroville on her two-wheeler at around 8pm when the two men started following her on their bike. She said they attacked her when she crossed the Karuvadikuppam bridge on East Coast Road.


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