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Apsara Reddy is Cong’s first transgender office-bearer

The Congress on Tuesday appointed transgender activist Apsara Reddy as a National General Secretary of its women’s wing, the Mahila Congress, making her the first transgender office-bearer in the party. “I will work… towards women’s economic empowerment, fighting against social injustices… and help contribute to the Congress party’s manifesto with women-centric policies,” Reddy said.