KATHMANDU: Third gender people have announced their candidacies in the upcoming second Constituent Assembly (CA) election which is scheduled to be held on November 19.
Third genders Ram Dev Chaudhary and Chairperson of Sahayatri Samaj, Parsa, Sandhya Lama are likely to fight for the CA seats from Parsa on behalf of the Madhesh Samata Party Nepal.
Sahayatri's Lama gave information about this through a press meet here on Sunday.
As many as 30 third gender people associated with the society will be contending in the election under the first-past-the-post and proportional systems, according to Lama.
Third gender people will be fighting for the CA seats from other constituencies also, Lama said, and claimed that they would win at least five seats in the election across the country.