Mumbai, Aug. 14 -- The Bombay high court (HC) on Tuesday disposed of a petition filed by an employee of Airports Authority of India (AAI), who had sought a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the government body to recognise a change in gender.
The HC's decision came after AAI informed the bench that the employee had been regularised in its records as a female.
The petitioner, Myra Grace Bandikalla - who earlier went by the first name Swaroop - had approached the HC last year, after AAI was reluctant to allow the employee to undergo a gender change surgery.
Bandikalla's advocates, Zaid Ansari and Pranali Wankar, said he identified as a transgender and wished to become a female.
In July 2018, the HC passed an interim order, directing AAI...