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Transgenders entitled to reservations under MBC quota, govt. tells HC


The Commissioner of Social Welfare on Friday told the Madras High Court that transgenders were entitled to reservations in jobs and education as per the community to which they belong and that those who did not possess community certificates could be considered as Most Backward Class (MBC) candidates as per a Government Order issued in 2015.

The submission was made in a status report filed before a Division Bench of Justices S. Manikumar and Subramonium Prasad who were seized of a public interest litigation petition filed by transgender rights activist Grace Banu Ganesan, 29, of Chennai seeking horizontal reservations in ...


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