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More people line up at St George’s for sex-reaffirmation surgery

DNMUM437579 | 6/12/2019 | Author : Anagha Sawant | WC :489 | Mumbai

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At the state-run St George’s Hospital in Mumbai, a former electrician with the Assam government, Rita Devi is looking to reconstruct her life. Motivated by Lalit Salve, a cop from Beed who underwent genital reconstructive surgery in May 2018, the 34-year-old has undergone the first surgery to reaffirm her sex and is now waiting for other test reports to proceed with further surgeries and medical procedures.
Devi is not the only one who is inspired by Lalit Salve. He seems to have inspired many to look for options to undergo sex-change surgeries to align their physical self with their gender identity. Enquiries are pouring into the Out-Patients Department (OPD) for gender reaffirming surgeries, opened at St George’s Hospital in Sept
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