Godrej Group has created new corporate standards with the aim of giving equal rights to the LGBTI community on workplaces and to eliminate gender discrimination. Thousands of transgenders living in the country are also part of the LGBTI community. Those who have been victims of discrimination at every level in the society. Today, we are going to tell you some interesting things related to this community. The world of transgenders, that is different from the common man in every sense. A transgender marries once a year and when he dies, the people of his community beat his dead body with slippers.
When a transgender dies, his funeral is kept secret. Like other religions, the final journey of transgender is brought out in the night instead of day.The funeral of the transgender is hidden from non-transgenders. According to their belief, if a common man sees the funeral of transgender, then the person would be born again as transgender.
Though they believe many traditions of Hindu religion, but their dead body is not burnt, their body is buried. Before the funeral, the body is beaten with shoes and slippers. It is said that all sins committed in the life are atoned. After someone’s death in their community, they do not eat food for one week.
You would be surprised to know that the Transgender Society does not mourn after the death of any of its members. Transgenders get married once in a year. The statue of Lord Aravan is taken around the city. The next day, they take off the makeup and mourn like a widow and wear white clothes. Transgenders pray to the goddess, ask for forgiveness and urges her that they should not be born like transgenders in their next birth.
Most traditions of transgenders are performed according to Hindu religion. There is also mentioned in the history that some transgenders even fought in historical battles and one of them was Malik Kafoor. He won a battle in the Deccan for Alauddin Khilji, Sultan of Delhi.
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