Transgender people in the state of Tripura will be getting a monthly pension of Rs 500, the state government announced on 28th July. In the weekly meeting of Council of Ministers, it was also decided that domestic workers and patients suffering from leprosy and AIDS will also be entitled to the pension scheme. The State Govt. already has 20 pension schemes benefiting more than one lakh underprivileged people and patients.
Latest posts by Sukhdeep Singh (see all)
- Watch: The Reaction of People Outside the Supreme Court on the Day of Section 377 Verdict - September 12, 2018
- In a Historic Judgement, Supreme Court Reads Down Section 377, Says Homosexuality is Natural and History Owes Apology to LGBTQs - September 7, 2018
- Watch: Devdutt Pattanaik Speaks About Sexuality and Gender in Hinduism, and his Books ‘Shikhandi’ and ‘I am Divine So Are You’ - August 13, 2018