Status of Eunuchs in India

1Sidhya Brat Dash, Sibasis Pattnaik

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Abstract:

The landmark judgement of NALSA vs Union of India recognised the various civil rights of transgender community. This paper attempt to explore the various dimensions of the eunuch’s community, by discussing about their history, social recognition, legal status etc. This paper attempt to shed light on the status of transgender in India, the background of the court in understanding and recognising the status of eunuchs within the preview of Indian society and acknowledgement of their rights.

Keywords:

Eunuchs, Hinjara, Mugal, Government of India, Indian Constitution

Paper Details
Month12
Year2019
Volume23
IssueIssue 5
Pages720-724