Exclusive public toilet for third gender inaugurated in Bhopal

 

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has inaugurated a toilet in the Mangalwara area for the exclusive use of transgenders. The toilet was constructed by the Bhopal Municipal Corporation. It was built at a cost of Rs.35 lakh. It has also a change/make-up room. Different signs for men, women, handicapped and transgender people are emblazoned on the doors of the toilet. Transgender people live in large numbers in the Mangalwara locality.

Mr.Shivraj Singh Chauhan also said that, the state government would provide an additional assistance of Rs 1.5 lakh to members of the community for constructing houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.