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Kumbh 2019 to witness transgender ‘Akhada’

Neighbourhood News Desk/ Prayagraj/ Garima Kotroo

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The sacred Kumbh Mela which is to be held from January 15 to March 4 2019, in Prayagraj will witness a Kinnar (transgender) ‘akhada’ for the first time. The head priest of Kinnar Akhada, Laxmi Narayan said that for us this participation is about mainstream society accept us. Laxmi termed the Akhada beyond sexuality. Akhada’s members have already taken part in ‘Peshwai’ entry procession for Kumbh 2019.

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