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|| Welcome to Third Gender Portal, Social Welfare Department. ||

About THIRD GENDER PORTAL

Introduction :

Section 2 (K) of the transgender person(Protection of rights) Act,2019:- Transgender person means a person whose gender does not match with the gender assigned to that persons at birth and includes trans-man or trans-woman (whether or not such person has underground sex reassignment surgery or hormone therapy or laser therapy or such other therapy) person with intersex variations gender queer and person having such socio-cultural identities as kinner, Hijra, Aravani and Joagta.

Supreme Court Has Declared in Writ Petition (Civil) No: 400 of 2012 :

Hijras, Eunuchs, apart from binary gender, be treated as “third gender” for the purpose of safeguarding their rights under part III of our Constitution and the laws made by the Parliament and the State Legislature.

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