Transwoman candidate contesting Telangana elections goes missing, feared abducted

Last Modified Wednesday, 28 November 2018 (11:25 IST)
Hyderabad: A transwoman activist, who is contesting the Telangana Assembly elections, has allegedly gone missing on Tuesday, following which a missing case was registered, police said.
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Chandramukhi M, who is contesting on a CPI(M)-led Bahujan Left Front ticket from Goshamahal constituency in the city, went missing from her home. She is contesting against senior leader Mukhesh Goud and leader T Raja Singh.

Chandramukhi is the first transgender candidate in Telangana.
Friends from the transgender community, who arrived to help her with campaigning were unable to locate her all day, the police said based on a complaint.

“She has been unreachable and her mother has been in a state of extreme despair. She is feared to be kidnapped,” the complaint filed by Chandramukhi's followers with the Banjara Hills Police Station, said.