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Transgenders seek equal rights; to meet Kiran

Transgenders, supported by Nandyal-based Samatha Hizra Rights Forum, embarked upon a 300-km long walkathon seeking equal rights for the community in society.\n

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16th June 2013 08:25

Alessia Valenza

The seven-member team would call on Chief Minister N. Kirankumar Reddy and a few other leaders seeking enactment of a comprehensive law that ensured a conducive environment for transgenders to live with dignity.

The walkathon, which started on June 5, would be rounded off at Hyderabad on June 11.

According to Mr. Vijayakumar, society was not sensitised about the problems of the transgender community. They were leading a life of beggars and shunned in the matter of employment and humiliated.

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