Pinky receives passport under ‘O’ category


Kathmandu (Pahichan) March 5 – Chairman of Blue Diamond Society Pinky Gurung has received passport mentioning O category in the gender section of passport. Earlier, Gurung has taken citizenship under O category. Department of Passport is providing passports under O category.

20160304_110104The first transgender to get passport under O category was Manoj Shah, Monica.  After Ministry of Home Affairs has issued circular to district administration committees to distribute citizenship under O category to LGBTI, it has been easy for the members of this community to receive passports.

Gurung said it is a matter of happiness to receive both citizenship and passport.  “It is our identity. The constitution provisions should be implemented,” said Gurung.

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