In a landmark judgement by SC in 2014, it ruled that transgenders fall in the third gender category and the government should provide reservation to them in the socially backward category.
The Supreme Court of India.
The Centre was seeking modification in the SC judgment of 2014, saying it could not implement the judgment as in one of the paragraphs, lesbian, gay and bisexual persons were put along with transgender persons in the third gender category.
However, the court denied any such confusion.
Gay rights activists during a protest in New Delhi HT
Regarding this, Court suggested that government should fine for the delay. However, the court didn’t impose the cost.