Advertisement for constable post precluding Transgender Community fails Constitutional mandate: Patna High Court

Pointing out that the application form only allowed ‘males’ and ‘females’ to apply, the Court queried, “Does it imply that the persons hailing from the Transgender Community are precluded from applying at all?"
Advertisement for constable post precluding Transgender Community fails Constitutional mandate: Patna High Court
Chief Justice Sanjay Karol, Justice Sanjay Kumar

Taking notice of the absence of a column for transgender applicants in an advertisement for the post of ‘Constable’ issued by the Central Selection Board, the Patna High Court has urged the Bihar State government to adopt a sensitive approach and take remedial measures to allow transgender persons to apply for the post.

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