Transgenders can be houshold heads: HC

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Allahabad: In yet another significant decision for transgenders, the Allahabad High Court has ruled that they are entitled to the status of head of a household which will allow them to avail food security benefit through ration card.

Noting that the transgenders face discrimination in every sphere of life, the court said the “law needs to travel beyond non-discrimination, by recognising an affirmative obligation of the state to provide access to social security.

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