‘Discrimination of Transgenders’ – Violation of the Constitution of India

Vaishnavi Sahoo, Tejaswini Panigrahi and Suvangi Ray
KIIT School of Law, Bhubaneswar, India

Volume III, Issue V, 2020

Transgenders have been discriminated and maltreated from the very beginning in all the aspects of life. They are the citizens of a country and are just like every other individual out there, so why so much of discrimination and inequality among them? They must have access to all the rights that is provided to every other individual in general. The authors of the paper have tried to cover maximum about their history and what all obligations the trans face in various fields. This paper also talks about some important rights that has been given to the transgenders and there have been citing of various landmark case laws along with the judgement. The authors have tried to explain in the simplest form about how there’s a violation of the Articles of The Constitution of India. Further, this paper also contains a part which speaks of a few of the recent achievements of the transgenders.

Keywords: Constitution, transgenders, rights, discrimination, inequality.