DLSA Leh organises awareness programme on rights of transgenders

    Publish Date: 7 October, 2021

    Leh, Oct 06: District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Leh, conducted a legal awareness programme on the Rights of Transgenders at District Court Complex as a part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations. More than 50 participants took part in the awareness programme.
    Secretary DLSA Leh, Phuntsog Angmo, gave the welcome speech. She spoke on the discrimination faced by the transgenders in the family and the society. Judicial Magistrate Nubra, Wangial Tsering and Advocate Rigzin Dolker spoke on the Rights of Transgender Persons Protection of Rights Act 2019 and various provisions under the constitution of India.
    President, Bar Association gave the vote of thanks.
    Secretary DLSA Leh, Phuntsog Angmo; Judicial Magistrate Ist Class Nubra, Wangial Tsering; President Bar Association Leh, Mohammad Shafi; APP Leh, Nawang Nurboo; panel lawyers, bar members and PLV’s were present in the programme.