A Facebook user, Poonam Khinchi, met a transgender auto-driver on the streets of Mumbai. Their ride together led to a heartwarming conversation, that Poonam shared on Facebook.

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The auto-driver, Manju, had long painted nails, to which Poonam asked, 'itna lamba nakhoon'?

Manju replied in a sweet and humble tone that she's preparing for Eid. 

Didi, Eid ki taiyaari kar rahi hoon.

This kick-started a warm conversation between the two. Manju revealed that she lives with her boyfriend. She also added that she was fired from a hotel because of her sexual orientation.

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The casual conversation also revealed how the trans community exists on the edge of violence and threat.

Manju, who has been driving the auto for 5 years, can't drive it past 11 PM, due to some people who allegedly tease and trouble her.

Her story is already winning the internet-

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