Everything about Transgender rights and schemes in India
Indian Census never recognized third gender i.e. Transgender while collecting census data. But in 2011, data on Transgender was collected with details related to their employment, literacy and caste.
As per the 2011 Census, the total population of Transgender is 4.88 lakhs, the highest being in Uttar Pradesh followed by Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Bihar.
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Tribes not only contribute to the rich cultural and ethnic diversity of India but also play a major role in forests and biodiversity conservation and protection. As per Census 2011, 8.6% of India’s Population constitutes Schedule Tribes. The Constitution of India ensures various provisions for the socio-economic development of the tribes.
Constitutional provisions for the development of Scheduled Tribes
Article 46 of the Constitution provides that the State s