Weekly Current Affairs

Progressive move on transgenders [Social Justice]

  • Prime Minister Modi told that the government was serious about getting the Transgender Bill granting certain protections and a legal status to the transgender community.
  • This is a progressive move being taken by government.
  • The Bill was first cleared as a private members Bill in the Rajya Sabha, and now the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is to pilot it in the Lok Sabha as a government bill.