How the Madras HC upheld the Right to Marry for Transgender Persons [Read Judgment]April 23 2019
The marriage between a cisgender man and a transgender woman on Monday received the blessing of the Madras High Court, in a manner of speaking. Sitting at the Madurai Bench, Justice GR Swaminathan observed,
"A marriage solemnized between a male and a transwoman, both professing Hindu religion, is a valid marriage in terms of Section 5 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 and the Registrar of Marriages is bound to register the same.
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