"Reshma was a voice, a name, a reflection of Kashmir’s transgender community." Photo courtesy: Mugais Malik
"Reshma was a voice, a name, a reflection of Kashmir’s transgender community." Photo courtesy: Mugais Malik

Kashmir remembers a trans icon

Reshma's long fight for transgender rights left a powerful legacy in India-administered Kashmir

Reshma, Kashmir's iconic transgender figure and a popular singer, passed away from cancer in November 2022 at the age of 70.

Reshma leaves behind a lasting legacy through their songs and tireless work for the transgender community in India-administered Kashmir.

Reporter: Saqib Mugloo

Camera: Mugais Malik

Edit: Saqib Mugloo, Mugais Malik, Sana Amir

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