Asked a question in Parliament on the population of the transgender community/citizens in the country, State-wise, along with the details in respect of Rajasthan; the funds allocated for the welfare of the transgender community during the last three years along with the details of funds disbursed and beneficiaries under these Schemes, State-wise and area-wise for Rajasthan; whether the Government is considering any proposal to provide training to the people of transgender community under Skill India Mission or through various other channels for enabling their empowerment.
Bharatiya Janata Party
Spoke up on Trans Rights
Spoke up on LGBTQIA+ Rights
Opposed Section 377
Supported Section 377
Pushed to Amend Trans Act
Supported Regressive Trans Act
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