12th Queer Pride Parade | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint
12th Queer Pride Parade | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint
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New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha Tuesday passed a Bill on protection of rights of transgenders after a motion to refer it to a Select Committee of the Upper House was defeated.

The Lok Sabha had passed the Bill on August 5 this year.

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, seeks to provide a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders and was moved for consideration and passage in the Rajya Sabha by Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot on November 20.


Also read: In Pictures: Delhi Queer Pride Parade takes on Transgender Bill 2019


 

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