'We Lost a Leader' Remembering Kerala's Transwoman RJ Who Committed Suicide Anannyah Kumari Alex,

30th July,2021

'We Lost a Leader' Remembering Kerala's Transwoman RJ Who Committed Suicide Anannyah Kumari Alex,

Kerala's first transwoman radio jockey, was remembered by friends as a warm and compassionate person who loved everyone and strongly believed in equal rights.
She aspired to be a community voice, to represent the transgender community in the state Legislative Assembly.Anannyah's fantasies will remain merely that. The trans rights activist committed suicide on July 20.Anannyah's family and friends claim that medical malpractice from sex reassignment surgery drove her to commit suicide.The 28-year-old made her political debut when she ran for the Vengara constituency in Kerala's Malappuram district. She is Kerala's first transgender radio jockey, and she is from Peruman in Kerala's Kollam district. She worked as a professional makeup artist as well as a news anchor for a private channel.She fought for issues that affected her own life as well as those affecting trans people. As a result, she is a warrior. "She truly is a warrior," her friend Sreemayi said. Anannyah's family has filed a complaint with the chief minister, requesting an investigation into his death. The investigation is still ongoing, and the police are awaiting the postmortem report.Anannyah's family has filed a complaint with the chief minister, requesting an investigation into his death. The investigation is still ongoing, and the police are awaiting the postmortem report. She always claimed that the surgery was a failure and that she was dissatisfied with the results. And we recently met at a programme where she told me she was going to have another surgery in a different hospital because she wasn't satisfied," Sreemayi of the Oasis Transgender Cultural Society added.She always claimed that the surgery was a failure and that she was dissatisfied with the results. And we recently met at a programme where she told me she was going to have another surgery in a different hospital because she wasn't satisfied," Sreemayi of the Oasis Transgender Cultural Society added.