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Saturday, 29 April 2017

Kerala organises first ever transgender athletic meet


Kerala has organized the country's first transgender one-day athletic meet at Thiruvananthapuram in which 132 participants from 12 districts participated. Kerala Sports Minister A. C. Moideen has inaugurated the event at the Central Stadium. Member of Parliament A Sampath and Member Legislative Assembly V S Sivakumar were also present during the inaugural function.

The non-playing members of the transgender community along with participants joined in the march past. One hundred thirty-two participants from 12 districts participated in the meet. There was no participant from Idukki and Pathanamthitta districts. Six events were held in the competition- 100 meters, 200 meters, and 400 meters running; 100x 4 relay race, high jump and shot put.

Important Takeaways from above News for Bank of Baroda PO Exam-
  • Kerala has organized the country's first transgender one-day athletic meet at Thiruvananthapuram
  • Pinarayi Vijayan is present Chief Minister of Kerala.
If you have any other takeaways, do share with us in the comment section

Source- Business Standard

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