Madras HC issues notice in petition calling for Transgender Reservation, ID based on self-identification

Meera Emmanuel March 8 2019

The Madras High Court has issued notice in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition calling for horizontal reservation for transgender persons in public employment and educational institutions.

The plea moved by transgender activist Grace Banu Ganesan also prays for the issuance of government identification cards to transgender and intersex persons in accordance with the principle of self-identification. Grace also happens to be the first transgender engineering graduate in the state.

The plea filed by Grace points . . .

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