RAMESH TAWADKAR

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When Right Becomes A Privilege

In the recent past, persons holding high public offices like TMC MP Mr. Tapas Paul and BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj, and likewise the former Supreme Court Judge Mr. Markandey Katju and the Goa Minister Mr. Tawadkar have on separate occasions issued offensive statements which denigrate and deny the personhood of women and the community of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons (LGBT).