Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016


An Expert Committee was constituted in the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment to make an in-depth study of the problems being faced by the Transgender Community and suggest suitable measures to ameliorate their conditions. There were four representatives from the Transgender community, on the Committee.

In addition, a pre-legislative consultation meeting was held with concerned stakeholders including members from Transgender community. The details of members of the Expert Committee and the members who attended pre-legislative consultation meeting held on 18.1.2016 are given below:-

MEMBERS OF EXPERT COMMITTEE (REPRESENTATIVES FROM TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY )


S.No.

Name

Organization

1.       

Ms. Laxmi Narayan Tripathi

 Astitva, Maharashtra

2.       

Ms. Seeta Kinnar Bharti

 Kinnar Bharti,Delhi

3.       

Ms. Priya babu

Swasti,Tamil Nadu

4.       

Ms. Saira Banu Sheikh

Salvation of Oppressed Eunuch, Mumbai


MEMBERS OF TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY WHO ATTENDED  PRE-LEGISLATIVE CONSULTATION MEETING HELD ON 18.01.2016


S.No.

Name

Organization

1.       

Ms. Laxmi Narayan Tripathi

Astitva, ,Maharashtra

2.       

Ms. Pavitra Nimbhonkar

Samparn Organisation, Amravati

3.       

Ms. Ranjita Sinha

Association of Transgender/Hijra in Bengal (ATHB)

4.       

Ms. Priya babu

Swasti, Tamil Nadu

5.       

Ms. Padmini Prakash

Lotus News Anchor

6.       

Ms.  Rudrani Chettri

Mitr Trust

7.       

Shri  Christy Raj

Sangama

8.       

Ms.  K. Sheethal

Sahodaran Community Oriented Health Development (SCOHD), Society

9.       

Shri Atharv S

Astitva, Maharashtra


This information was given by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Rattan Lal Kataria in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.


 
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