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Residents of inner Jhelum look on as Lubna walks by. She is very familiar with the area and its residents and many welcome her contesting in the elections.

Very popular among the transgender community in Jhelum, Lubna is a former wedding dancer who decided to run for a seat in the provincial assembly. Now legally recognized, several transgender people are running for elections and working toward equal rights for the community.

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