KOCHI: Ananya Kumari Alex, the primary transgender radio jockey in Kerala, was discovered lifeless at an house close to Edapally on Tuesday night. Police stated it’s suspected to be a case of demise by suicide. There have been reviews that she was affected by extreme bodily discomfort for the final one yr after present process intercourse reassignment surgical procedure at a non-public hospital within the metropolis.
Ananya, 28, was dwelling within the house for the previous few months. Police stated the physique was discovered hanging from the fan within the bed room. A group from Kalamassery police station carried out the inquest and shifted the physique to Kalamassery medical faculty for autopsy.
Ananya, who underwent a intercourse reassignment surgical procedure in June 2020, had just lately come out in opposition to the hospital and the physician complaining that she was below large ache following the surgical procedure and couldn’t even do her routine job. She had blamed the physician for the surgical procedure failure. Ananya was the primary transgender individual to contest the Meeting elections when she grew to become a candidate of Democratic Social Justice Occasion in Vengara in Malappuram district in 2021 polls. She was additionally a information presenter and a make-up artist.
Ananya, who hailed from Perumon in Kollam, rose to fame as a trans rights activist after dealing with bitter experiences from a younger age. “Her demise is actually unhappy and stunning. She was in horrible ache for the final one yr after present process intercourse reassignment surgical procedure. She went for the surgical procedure with a lot hope for dwelling a lifetime of her selection,” stated Kerala State Transgender Justice Board member Anil A.
He stated there was no rule to watch intercourse reassignment surgical procedures within the state. “Many personal hospitals declare to have experience in conducting the surgical procedure. However there are not any guidelines to watch it. The state wants to border a protocol for conducting such surgical procedures and likewise put in place an ethics committee to watch and consider intercourse reassignment surgical procedure,” he added.