Delhi High Court orders police protection for Transgender person to file nomination in Lok Sabha elections

Justice Anoop Kumar Mendiratta observed that the equality clause under Article 14 of Constitution ensures equal protection of laws in all spheres of State activity including participation in the election process.
Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court on April 29 ordered police protection to a transgender person seeking to file nomination for contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from the South Delhi parliamentary constituency [Rajan Singh v. State (Govt. of NCT of Delhi) and Others].

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