Manipur has become the first state in the country to have an all-transgender football team. The team, formed by an NGO called Ya-All (Yawol), comprises 14 transmen, mostly college students, passionate about the game.
The 23-year-old arrived in Delhi from UK on March 18 and headed to Kolkata on March 19. In Kolkata, she was joined by her younger brother, who came from the US and stayed at a hotel before going to Manipur on March 21.
To mitigate the distress faced by the economically backward sections of the society during the lockdown, the minister said that under the National Food Security Act (NFSA), entitled food grains will be availed to the beneficiaries free of cost for the month of April.
Coronavirus India updates March 5: On Thursday, the Union Health Ministry asked states to form rapid response teams at the district, block, and village levels, stating cases of community transmission have been observed.
The online portal was launched at the Chief Minister’s secretariat in the presence of forest officials, an official of the NIC and IT department. The CM also launched a “dynamic and interactive” official website for the department.