Maharajas college added option for transgender’s in college admission form; SFI led college union makes another historical decision

Maharajas college included an additional column for transgenders in admission form. SFI lead college union has been striving hard to include trans community other than male and female in the sex column.

Before there was only two columns in admission form such as male and female. But this year onwards there will be another column mentioning other gender. This was done as part of making the campus queer friendly one.

The college Union had requested this through staff adviser. College authority agreed to do so. College union also put forward the need of queer friendly toilets. This has been welcomed by the governing council. Said Mridula Azhikkath , who is the chairperson of the college Union, through her facebook post. A transgender student is currently studying in Maharajas college ernakulam.

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