Karnataka government wants to "rehabilitate" transgender beggars

29 Mar 2017 | By Mansi Motwani

The government of Karnataka announced the formation of 'vigilance-squads' who will arrest transgender women begging on Bengaluru streets in order to "rehabilitate" them.

Minister for Social Welfare said the government was planning to seek residents' help in alerting the Central Relief Committee helpline (10581).

What is included in the "rehabilitation" was not specified.

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