Devi Jagani

Equality Fellow

Devi graduated from the Institute of Law, Nirma University with BA, LLB (Hons) in 2018. She then completed the Bachelor of Civil Law from the University of Oxford.

Her interests lie in jurisprudence and legal theory, discrimination law, gender and disability rights.

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Rajya Sabha Debates on the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2019

November 24, 2019

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2019 was strategically introduced in the Rajya Sabha on 20th November 2019, being the Transgender Day of Remembrance, by the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Mr. Thawarchand Gehlot. The Bill had previously lapsed after the dissolution of the Lok Sabha on account of the general elections and was reintroduced and duly passed by the Lok Sabha on 5th August 2019. This post captures the key debates held in the Rajya Sabha on the Bill.

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