PIL Claims Stigma Attached to Transgender Community Worsened Post Lockdown; Bombay HC Directs Social Justice Dept to Address Concerns [Read Order]

The Bombay High Court on Friday directed the Principal Secretary to the State Social Justice and Special Assistance Department to consider and dispose of within a fortnight, concerns expressed by an activist working for the transgender community, regarding plight of the members specially after the lockdown and seeking directions for formulation of a welfare scheme for the 40,000 members of the community in the State.