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Monday, 20 November 2017

On Transgender Day of Remembrance, the Screams That India ignored

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Sweet Maria, 32, one of Kerala’s most prolific transgender and gay rights activists, was found dead in Kollam, Kerala, in 2012. Her neck was slit open, she had been stabbed multiple times, and her assailants had sprinkled chilli powder over her body.

Shama, 27, was murdered by her husband Narinder Chauhan in Jalandhar, after 11 years of their marriage, she was killed on April 30, 2017, her husband later arrested from New Delhi by Punjab police.

Tara, 28,  transgender woman was found severely burnt outside of Pondy Bazaar police station. She died at the Kilpauk Medical College in Chennai on the morning of 9 November 2016. Police had stopped her the night before and accused her of soliciting sex work while she charged her phone at a 24-hour store. They confiscated her phone and the keys to her vehicle that night. According to a friend, when she argued, she was assaulted by the police, who then took her to the police station for questioning, where they allegedly assaulted her again.

Anita Wadekar, 32, hanged herself on the night of 24 October 2017. Her roommates woke up to the sound of a chair being dragged across the floor, and saw her hanging from a ceiling fan at their Mumbai residence.

Kajal, 40, murdered by her partner with whom she was in a relationship from the last six years in Patna on 29 July 2017 or late evening on 28 July 2017. Later her partner surender himself at police station.

Gauri, 35, was strangled to death in August 2017. Her bloodied body was discovered under a thin asbestos sheet in the bushes near the Railway Goods Shed in Aluva, Kerala.

Mahadevi, 22, disabled trans woman, was pushed off a moving train in Bangalore, India on 24 September.

Muskan, 24, was stabbed with knife in her room by unknown persons in November 2016, near Appu Ghar, New Delhi. Later she died on the way while taking to  the hospital. 

Unidentified: Dead body of young Transgender in very bad condition was found in area of Vidyapeeth Police Station, Pune on 27th September 2017. Newspaper advertisements was published by Pune police to identify dead body but no one claim the body and Transgender was remain unidentified. It was a brutal torture murder.

Transgender Day of Remembrance


Source: open web source | wikipedia | KiranSakhi.com |nirvair.in

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