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Karnataka High Court Directs State Government for Implementation Of The Transgender Act,2019

Lawstreet Journal 4 Sep 2020 9:14pm

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The State Government of Karnataka had been directed by the High Court to take the necessary steps for effective implementation of the provisions provided in the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 and also provide all kind of benefits and reservations to the respective members, according to the provisions therein.

“By way of interim relief, we direct the state government to take immediate steps for implementation of the directions contained in paragraph 135.3 above. While doing so, the state government will have to also take steps to implement and enforce the relevant provisions of the said Act of 2019” provided by a division bench of Chief Justice Abhay Oka and Justice Ashok S Kinagi.

The Supreme Court has been provided the ratio decidendi in the case of National legal service authority vs Union of India and others in this case the Apex Court has provided directions to the states as well as to the central government to formulate the steps to treat them as socially and educationally backward classes of the citizens and extend all kind of reservations in case of admissions in the educational institution and for a public appointment.

The bench is going to monitor the working of the steps taken by the State Government. The bench had directed the state government to file an affidavit Reporting compliance on or before 29 September. It has posted the matter for consideration of the compliance report by the 1st of October.

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