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SHC seeks ECP’s reply on transgender people’s plea for contesting polls

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has directed the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to come up with suggestions on whether transgender people could contest the upcoming general elections. This direction came on a petition filed by the  Sindh Transgenders Network, a group working for the welfare of the transgender community, seeking the inclusion of a separate column in the commission’s nomination forms for transgender people to enable them to contest elections. Sapna Rajput, the president of the group,…