Raj-era vil­i­fi­ca­tion?

Sunday Express - - CHENNAI -

Ex­perts say transper­sons tra­di­tion­ally en­joyed a lot of re­spect in Indian cul­ture, and Mughals em­ployed them as palace guards and ad­vi­sors to the court. But things changed dra­mat­i­cally un­der the Bri­tish rule and in 1897, the Crim­i­nal Tribes Act de­clared that all eu­nuchs are crim­i­nals

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