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(http://www.telegraph.co.uk/expat/expatnews/6560733/Indias-eunuchs-recognised-as-others.html)
Transgenders a separate class, Centre tells SC

in INDIA, 25/08/2013

In a significant statement, the Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the transgenders are treated as a recognised class in the country and are provided all the basic rights including right to vote and marry.

In an affidavit, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment pointed out how eunuchs were granted the status as “others” in different forms recognizing their position as distinct from male and female. Read more.

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