Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Airport Authority of India gets its first transgender legal counsel from Assam

Guwahati: Assam’s Swati Bidhan Baruah has become the country’s first transgender legal counsel of the Airport Authority of India (AAI), Northeast region.

Following a process of interview, the AAI has empanelled Swati in its panel of advocates. She hails from Guwahati and is a law graduate. She is elated over her appointment.

“I am very happy. After all, it’s a semi-Central government job. The Assam government should have taken such a step,” Swati told this newspaper.

She said she had applied for the interview that took place in Guwahati.
19/11/19 New Indian Express
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