Mumbai’s lady constable requests authorities to o allow her undergo gender reassignment surgery.
25 year old lady constable attached to Beed’s city Majalgaon police station feels that she’s a man trapped in a woman’s body and has requested the superintendent of the Beed police to allow her undertake a sex change surgery. According Deccan Chronicle she has filed an application, to the department of the DGP which is currently pending in the establishment.
According to Deccan Chronicle ,SP Beed, G Sreedhar who confirmed the development said, “We have forwarded the application to the DGP’s office.”
“I thought I wouldn’t be able to afford sex change surgery so I approached the JJ Hospital. After talking to doctors there, I was happy to learn that it could be done. I have taken a call to go with this surgery” , the woman constable was quoted as saying to the newspaper.
When asked if she could continue her service after she gets permission for the surgery, Sreedhar said, “The final call will be taken by a superior authority. There is no such rule or law about such matters.”
And if the officer gets permission and she goes ahead with the surgery, she would be the first female government servant to change her sex.