Constable Lalitkumar reporting sir! 

After transforming from Lalita to Lalitkumar, Lalitkumar resumed his duty as constable in the Maharashtra police on Tuesday. Lalita underwent sex reassignment surgery in Mumbai’s state-run St George Hospital

Constable Lalitkumar reporting sir! Twenty-nine-year-old Lalitkumar Salve resumed his duty on Tuesday at Majalgaon police station in Beed district of Maharashtra. Lalita Salve underwent the sex reassignment surgery in Mumbai’s state-run St George hospital. Earlier, Lalita worked with the Maharashtra police as a female cop. But, now with his own identity, Lalitkumar, he will work as a male cop […]

‘That’s when I had stopped using lipstick’

After transforming from Lalita to Lalit, Tuesday, literally was Lalit’s day out. For the first time, Lalit stepped out of the hospital to return to his native place as a man. Lalit says he is eager to join his police duty soon and his very optimistic about his new life and new changes in the body

‘That’s when I had stopped using lipstick’“In 2009, I came to know that I am different from the other girls, that is when I stopped using lipstick. Then I never looked at it nor did any make-up. I could feel from the inside that I was different. Finally, I have my own identity now,” said Lalit Salve. Lalita finally got her […]

My name is ‘Lalit Salve’

After Lalita's transformation into Lalit Salve. Lalit will have to be hospitalised in St George hospital for about two weeks. Doctors say second surgery will be done after six months. But, Lalita says, 'Now call me Lalit. The identity which was hidden for the past several years

My name is ‘Lalit Salve’“My name is Lalit Salve, I am feeling very happy now. I have my own identity,” says Lalita Salve after accepting her new-found identity which lay hidden away all these years. On Friday, May 25, after her first sex-change surgery, Lalita has been successfully transformed into Lalit. Lalita was struggling to reclaim her hidden identity […]

Lalita to Lalit: Doctors to perform first surgery on Friday 

Lalita Salve, a 29-year-old woman police constable from Beed, Maharashtra, will undergo her first surgery on Friday. The doctors will remove her breasts and ovaries. And will insert a tube into her bladder help her to pass urine

Lalita to Lalit: Doctors to perform first surgery on Friday Lalita Salve, a 29-year-old woman police constable from Beed, Maharashtra, will take her first step to become Lalit on Friday, May 25. A well-known plastic surgeon, Dr Rajat Kapoor, will perform the sex-change surgery on Lalita at Mumbai’s state-run St George Hospital. On Friday, the doctors will remove her breasts and ovaries. And will insert […]

Mumbai, a haven for people seeking sex reassignment surgery

Two months ago, My Medical Mantra was the first to report about the sex reassignment surgery (SRS) of Sukanyeah Krishna, who zeroed in on Mumbai for the procedure. Doctors say there has been a steady rise in number of such surgeries in the city

Mumbai, a haven for people seeking sex reassignment surgeryFor decades now, people aspiring cosmetic procedures have been flocking to Mumbai. It’s no surprise that in the past few years, the city has become one of India’s key centres for sex reassignment surgery (SRS). Mumbai’s Dr Parag Telang, who specialises in this surgery, alone has performed 35 sex change operations in the past two-and-half […]

Rise in sex change cases, societal acceptance still distant

In the past few decades now, there is a significant rise in the number of people aspiring to change their sex flocking to Mumbai. But, there seems to be a lack of acceptance even among those families whose members have or are willing to undergo such surgeries

Rise in sex change cases, societal acceptance still distantIt’s no news that in the past few years, Mumbai has become one of Indias key centres for sex reassessment surgery (SRS). For decades now, people aspiring to undergo cosmetic procedures have been flocking to Mumbai. However, there seems to be a lack of acceptance even among those families whose members have or are willing […]

Transgender’s transition from a man to a woman

By overcoming all the obstacles, a transgender woman who experienced gender identity disorder by birth itself. Sukanyeah who is seeking treatment at a leading hospital in Mumbai, will undergo a final surgery which will fully transform her into woman

Transgender’s transition from a man to a womanSukanyeah Krishna, is a 21 years old transgender woman, who belongs to Ernakulam, Kochi, Kerala, she always felt that she was a girl and used to be confused while being around with boys. By her birth itself, she experienced gender dysphoria, also known as gender identity disorder. “I questioned my parents by asking them why I […]

Younger generation more positive towards sex change surgery, say doctors

Psychological tests need to be done before giving a fitness certification for gender reassignment surgery, point out psychiatrists

Younger generation more positive towards sex change surgery, say doctorsOn a usual Monday morning, two women walked into Sion Hospital. Both in their late 20s, they awaited their turn to see consulting psychiatrist Dr Sagar Karia. During a chat with Dr Karia, he realised that one of the two women, Sumita (name changed) wished to undergo gender reassignment surgery. Born a woman, she wanted to undergo […]