Well identified transgender radio jockey and make-up artist Anannyah Kumari Alex is poised to create one more historical past within the
She is the primary transgender candidate contesting an Assembly election in Kerala. Anannyah had set one other State file when she
turned Kerala’s first transgender radio jockey a couple of years in the past.
Anannyah has chosen to contest in opposition to Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) heavyweight P.Ok. Kunhalikutty in Vengara. “As it is a historic moment for the entire transgender community, I wanted it be against an opponent worthy of fighting,” Ananya advised The Hindu.
Describing Mr. Kunhalikutty as a power-crazy and anti-woman man, Anannyah mentioned her combat could be for equality between man, girl and transgender.
“Wherever we refer to matters relating to human beings, we should consider equality for men, women and transgender. Equal
recognition is a must for transgender,” she says.
A local of Peruman in Kollam and now settled in Kochi, 28-year-old Anannyah mentioned transgender folks may very well be good leaders. She mentioned she needed to work for the welfare of her group even when attending to folks’s points typically.
Support is assured for Anannyah from the transgender group and her buddies. She mentioned she would focus on electioneering throughout Vengara within the coming days.
“I’m planning to reach out to all sections of people in Vengara in the next two weeks. I may not reap the dividends of this historic move I make. It’s just a beginning. Next transgender generations will benefit from it,” she says.
Anannyah is contesting on Democratic Social Justice Party (DSJP)’s banner with the tv set as her election image. She says DSJP was sending a nice message to the society by providing her a seat.
Riya Esha, main transgender mannequin in Malappuram, mentioned that Anannyah’s was a daring transfer for the group. “The courage being displayed by Anannyah is definitely going to make a difference. It is a great and bold step forward in our struggle for recognition and equality,” Riya mentioned.
Anannyah mentioned she would forged her vote in Kollam. According to her, she has added accountability to train her franchise this time, particularly as she is contesting an election. A better secondary drop-out, Anannyah is eager on persevering with her larger
“Only through education any community can attain self-esteem and recognition. For us to hold our heads up, we need solid education,” she mentioned.