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Transgender Meghna filed nomination for Rajya Sabha by-election

Transgender Meghna filed nomination for Rajya Sabha by-election

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to raise issues of transgender in the Parliament, transgender woman Meghna Sahoo said she would contest in the forthcoming by-election of Rajya Sabha for Odisha.

Meghna on Thursday purchased the nomination form at Odisha Legislative Assembly office to file the nomination as a candidate.

She was accompanied by few transgender women in a procession.

It may however be noted here that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has already announced Pratap Deb as the party’s candidate in the by-poll.

The post in Rajya Sabha was lying vacant after MP Bishnu Das resigned from his post in March this year.

 

 

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