23-year-old girl undergoes “sex change” to marry colleague

Kozhikode: Love is blind- there goes the saying. A woman who had undergone sex reassignment surgery to become a man for the love of her life, also again a woman, now alleges her lady love has cheated her.

The 23-year-old Deepu R Darshan (previously known as Archana Raj) hails from Peruvannamuzhi.

Addressing the media, now-Darshan says he had undergone the sex reassignment surgery two months ago after he and his partner a colleague both decided to get married.

The surgery cost Darshan more than 2 Lakh rupees at a hospital located in Chennai. He now alleges that ever since he had undergone the surgery his partner is nowhere to be found.

“We had jointly taken the decision to change my sex to get married and live together. But after I underwent the surgery on October 25, she refused to come with me and now her marriage is fixed with a man hailing from Vadakara,” alleged Deepu, a divorcee.

Darshan alleges that the woman’s fiance also threatened him to back off when his partner denied having affair with Darshan, TOI reports.

He also approached Peruvannamuzhi police station for help but the woman alleged Darshan was mentally unstable.

The woman’s marriage is slated for next month while Darshan is planning to file a cheating case against the woman as it was only due to her insistant Darshan had undergone the sex change operation.