Maneka Gandhi went on to refer to persons of all genders, beyond the male-female binary as 'the other ones', rolled her eyes out not knowing what to call us, gave out this horribly embarrassing laugh and then called us 'TGs'
Meera Sanghamitra was trained as a lawyer in Hyderabad and has had an abiding interest in human rights, environmental and social justice issues since college year. She serves on the Governing Board of pro-people organizations like the Humsafar, Support Centre for Women (Lucknow), Bindrai Institute for Research, Study and Action (BIRSA), Ranchi and is also associated with other alliances including campaigns for judicial accountability, right to education, women’s and transgender rights, social justice etc. She is ther recipient of the Gorrepati Narendranath Memorial Fellowship (2018) given by Centre for Equity Studies. She is a member of the Telangana Hijra Intersex Transgender Samiti (THITS).