The Times Of India
reports that the State Law Commission submitted a proposal for this inclusion to Yogi Adityanath’s cabinet back in March 2019, based on the Supreme Court ruling that recognises people of the ‘third gender’. That law initially only catered to the nomenclature of ‘sons’, ‘daughters’, ‘married’, ‘unmarried’ and ‘widow’.
It is about time laws in this country took an inclusive turn that caters to all its citizens. Here’s hoping this is the first of more to come!
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