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Transgender files nomination for Ludhiana civic polls

In the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation area, around 10.50 lakh voters would exercise their franchise to elect their representatives from 95 wards. Among the voters, 5.67 are male, 4.82 lakh are female while 23 belong to the transgender community. 

By: PTI | Ludhiana | Published: February 13, 2018 6:08 pm
Transgender files nomination for Ludhiana civic polls The polls for electing councillors to 95 wards in Ludhiana are scheduled for February 24 (In picture: Ludhiana Municipal Corporation)

A member of the transgender community on Tuesday filed nomination papers for the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation (MC) elections. Bibi Banto has filed her nomination papers as an independent candidate from ward number 27, which comprises surrounding localities of Mundial Kalan village on the outskirts of the city at Chandigarh road here.

Banto said that she had applied for the Congress party ticket but she was ignored. Banto expressed confidence that she would win elections with a thumping majority.

The polling is going be held on February 24 while counting of the votes would take place on February 27. In the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation area, around 10.50 lakh voters would exercise their franchise to elect their representatives from 95 wards. Among the voters, 5.67 are male, 4.82 lakh are female while 23 belong to the transgender community.

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  1. Nilesh Jain
    Feb 13, 2018 at 7:28 pm
    A men, who doesn't want to his LOVE. who want to respect his partner. Not like those poisonous snakes, ing their wifes, mothers, daughter, all the females of their society via prn. You poisonous snakes may be proud pmp men, by womens via prn. YOU ARE pmps not men. We respect our partners, just a little difference in thinking.
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