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A Transgender Group In Matching Saris Is Working To Make Roads Safer In India

This is their hilarious and important mid-traffic-signal message.

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The Seatbelt Crew is a transgender group featured in this brilliantly unique PSA about road safety in India.

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The video was an initiative by VithU, a safety app for women.

The video begins with an introduction to India's transgender community, colloquially identified as "hijras." They are usually seen at traffic signals giving out blessings in exchange for money.

(H/t Ryan Mendonca)

Tasneem Nashrulla is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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