Shikhandi: A Transgender
Bhubaneswari Misro, BBA LLB, Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad
This section of the essay will describe, analyze, and comment on Shikhandi's ethical aspects as described in the great Mahabharata epic. The author firmly believes that ethics is a branch of knowledge that deals with moral principles and proper behavior, and he analyses Shikhandi's decisions through that lens. It relates to the history of Shikhandi and the series of life occurrences that always kept us on the edge of our seats. It is further significant to the present day scenario of LGBT community that they face in their everyday lives. Following that, a concluding statement is written.
Keywords: ethical, Mahabharata, moral principles, behavior, history, LGBT community.