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Tamil Nadu: Congress MLA bats for quota for transgenders

in INDIA, 22/11/2013

A Congress MLA made an appeal in the Tamil Nadu Assembly for providing a 'small reservation' for transgenders in education and jobs in the state.

A quota regime akin to the one extended for minorities could be considered for the 'sexual minorities', S Vijayadharani said during the Question Hour.

Such a measure, she said, would augur well for the transgender community, instill confidence and contribute towards their economic independence.

The MLA wanted to know if such a plan would be legally feasible. Replying to the appeal, Social Welfare Minister B Valarmathi listed several welfare measures of the government for transgenders.

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