Sathyashri Sharmila: A new Member of Tamilnadu BarSathyashri Sharmila joined Tamilnadu Bar yesterday. But this simple entry is a major victory leap for the transgender community in India. She is the first transgender member of any Bar in India. Madras High Court Judge PN Prakash welcomed Sharmila and said that he yearned to see the first transgender judge in the Bench. Bar Council of India co-chairman S. Prabhakaran has also welcomed Sharmila and said that there is no gender discrimination in the legal profession and anyone can join legal profession in India after obtaining LLB degree.
Sathyashri Sharmila has caused a silent revolution in the legal profession in India. Let us wish her success in the profession.