Patna HC Seeks Report On Implementation Of Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act [Read Order]

first_imgNews UpdatesPatna HC Seeks Report On Implementation Of Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act [Read Order] LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK28 Aug 2020 8:51 PMShare This – xThe Patna High Court has sought a report from the Central as well as the State Government, delineating the steps taken by them to implement the welfare provisions contained under Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019. The Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice S. Kumar has also asked the Government to show steps taken for compliance…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Patna High Court has sought a report from the Central as well as the State Government, delineating the steps taken by them to implement the welfare provisions contained under Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019. The Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice S. Kumar has also asked the Government to show steps taken for compliance with implementation of the directions issued by the Supreme Court in National Legal Services Authority v. Union of India. “The Principal Secretary, Social Welfare Department, Government of Bihar as well as Principal Secretary, Social Welfare Department, Government of India file an affidavit indicating the steps taken for full compliance of the provisions of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 and the Rules framed thereunder, as also the directions issued by the Hon’ble Apex Court in the case of National Legal Services Authority v. Union of India, (2014) 5 SCC 438, more specifically Paragraph 135 thereof,” the Court directed. The order has come in the civil writ petition highlighting the pitiable state of affairs of the transgender in the state. Allegedly, the community is ostracized, more so in times of the current outbreak of Pandemic Corona Virus. Earlier, the High Court had directed the Government to ensure that the persons belonging to the Transgender community are not deprived of food grains distributed under the social security schemes, solely for not possessing a ration card. The matter is now listed for hearing on September 9. Case Details: Case Title: Veera Yadav v. Government of Bihar & Ors. Case No.: CWJC No. 5627/2020 Quorum: Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice S. Kumar Appearance: Advocates Akash Keshav Shaswat and Deepak Kumar Singh (for Petitioner); ASG KN Singh, CGC Ratnesh Kumar and Govt Advocate Ajay (for Respondents) Click Here To Download Order Read OrderSubscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more