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Who was Kashmiri singer Abdul Rashid “Reshma” passes away

Who was Kashmiri singer Abdul Rashid "Reshma" passes away

Famous third-gender Kashmiri singer Abdul Rashid, popularly known as Reshma, passed away early on Sunday morning.

Rashid breathed his last at the SMHS hospital, his neighbour said, that he died at 12 o’clock. Reshma was known for the typical and unique song “Hai Hai Wesai, Yaran hai tadepevnas” sung at various wedding functions which went viral on social media. Rashid, a resident of the Nawa Kadal area of Srinagar, according to his neighbours, was a humble, friendly and excellent human being.

According to neighbour Jeelani Ahmad, Rashid’s funeral will be held at 10 am in Nawa Kadal. The president of the Bablu Transgender Association expressed shock and sorrow at Rashid’s death. “We are hurt and saddened by the death of our colleague,” Bablu said.

Reshma was born into an extended family of six brothers and two sisters. At the age of 11, They developed a fondness for singing and dancing. Over the years, his way of walking and speaking underwent a radical change. They became more conscious of her appearance and preferred to wear feminine colours. Their mannerisms and feminine dress sense irritated her family members.

Reshma was known for the typical and unique song “Hai Hai Wesai, Yaran Hai Tadepevnas” sung at various wedding functions which went viral on social media. A resident of the Nawa Kadal area of Srinagar, Rashid, according to his neighbours, was a humble, friendly and excellent human being.

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The popular singer, who was called to sign the marriages, tried to unite the “third gender” population of the Kashmir valley to fight for their rights. They have chosen the revered Hazratbal shrine as a platform to bring all transgender people together on one platform.

A couple of years ago, They called a meeting of all trans people in Kashmir and urged them to fight for the rights of the community. Meeting discussed different topics, especially the social stigma towards the transgender community.

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