Transgender Polling Personnel👮 in Kolkata👏

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A group of transgenders will be deployed for the 1⃣st time, as polling personnel👮 at a booth in southern Kolkata, when polling takes place on April 30th. The initiative is part of a concerted effort to include all sections of the society in the polling process👏. The name of the booth and the constituency where the initiative will be implemented is yet to be disclosed. Ranjita Sinha, who leads the association of Transgender/Hijra in Bengal said that it was a step towards empowering💪 the community. The number of voters in the 3⃣rd gender in West Bengal is 758.
There are 2⃣ transgender candidates contesting in the elections as well, in Kolkata-Bhawanipore & Jadavpur.

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