LHC orders to include transgender community in census

Monday 09 January 2017 a week ago 29   Lahore   Print

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Report  Web desk : Chief Justice of Lahore High Court, Justice Mansoor Ali Shah on Monday has directed the concerned authorities to count transgender community in the national census to be held in March this year. The order was issued on a petition moved by a transgender for enforcement of his community basic rights including inclusion in upcoming census and national identity cards with mentioning their gender. The Deputy Attorney General has assured the court that transgender persons would be included in the population census.