6th Edition of LGBT Pride week, Garvotsava 2018 ends on a colourful note

Aarzoo Gupta
Last Updated: Mar 18 2018 20:42

Once again, the supporters of LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer) Community draped themselves in the rainbow colours as members come together to express their solidarity for equal rights irrespective of gender orientations. The Chandigarh Pride Week "Garvotsava" that kickstarted on March 12 with the motto of Equality and Justice ended on a colourful note with pride walk at student centre, Panjab University Chandigarh.

Dhananjay Chauhan Manglamukhi, Director at Saksham Trust NGO and the major face of the Chandigarh Pride week held that one need not to be an Animal to support the Animal rights. Dhananjay further asking for justice for LGBT community held that one should say no to discrimination of any kind, which is the main reason behind organising such pride walks. It shall be noted that Dhananjay is an activist and is dedicated to her work towards Transgender community. She is organizing pride walk since 2013 and now Chandigarh pride has become most popular in India.

The pride week witnessed the presence of various transgender from different countries who participated in different events. Kajal Manglamukhi, member of Chandigarh Transgender Welfare Board was also present throughout the week in all the events. Along with her, the honorable Consulate General of Canada Christopher Gibbins was also the part of the pride week.