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India: Kidnap fear as only transgender political candidate goes missing

India: Kidnap fear as only transgender political candidate goes missing

The only transgender candidate in state elections in southern India has gone missing, police said on Wednesday, with fears that she was kidnapped on her second day of campaigning. Chandramukhi Muvvala disappeared minutes after she left her one-room home on Tuesday morning in an informal settlement in Hyderabad, capital of Telangana state, city police said.