Supreme court directed to appoint transgender as police inspector

Supreme court directed to appoint transgender as police inspector. Third gender for the purpose of safeguarding and enforcing properly their rights guaranteed under the constitution.

The Madras high court has directed Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board to appoint a transgender as sub-inspector of police saying she is entitled to get the job.

Supreme court directed to appoint transgender as police inspector.

Supreme court directed to appoint transgender as police inspector.

Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and justice Pushpa also directed TNUSRB to include transgenders as a “third category” by the next recruitment process is carried out.

K Prithika Yashini’s application for the post initially rejected, following which she moved the high court.

Court ordered the state and central governments to take steps to treat transgenders as socially and educationally backward citizens.

And extend them all kinds of reservation in the admissions to educational institutions and public appointments.

The HC had on September 7 ordered authorities to permit her to participate in the viva voce subject to certain conditions.

The bench said on Thursday that the discrimination suffered by transgender would be difficult for any of the other two genres to realise.

The present case one where the petitioner categorised as a man, though she a female.

She had undergone sufferance of an exit from her house without parental protection.

It is in these difficult circumstances that the petitioner has been endeavouring to eke out a living”, the bench said.

The bench, while referring to a judgement by the Supreme Court.

In its order said “there was absence of any column for the third gender.

Supreme court directed to appoint transgender as police inspector.

Though this aspect now stands enunciated by the judgement of the apex court which carves out the category of a third gender.

The purpose of safeguarding and enforcing properly their rights guaranteed under the constitution.”

Pointing out that she would be the “only beneficiary” of third gender category appointment.

The judges said the social impact of such recruitment cannot lost sight of, which would give strength to the case of transgender.

We , thus, of the view that she entitled to recruited to the post of sub-inspector and for declaration of her result with the hope that she would carry out.

The duties with dedication and commitment to advance the cause of other transgenders.

The judges said appreciating the cause canvassed fair stand taken by advocate general.

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