It was the strong will of the Government that Lok Sabha passed many historical bills like ... the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill. Such a new India is in the making as will provide sufficient facilities and opportunities for advancement to the poor, the Dalit, the women, the youths, the tribals and the minorities.

Rajesh Chudasama

Junagadh

Gujarat

Bharatiya Janata Party

REPORT CARD

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