By Editors

Originally published on November 12 2009 3:50 PM ET

Intersex and transsexual people in India have been granted in independent identity in voter lists by election authorities.

CNN reports that before the decision, members of these groups -- called eunuchs in Indian English -- were referred to as male or female in voter rolls.

Now, “O,” for other, will also appear on voter forms.

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