Women Reservation Bill: What is Women Reservation Bill? Everyone from the central government to the opposition leaders are demanding its implementation.

Women Reservation Bill: With the beginning of the five-day special session of Parliament on Monday (September 18), discussions about implementing the Women Reservation Bill have gained momentum. Meanwhile, the Women’s Reservation Bill has also been approved in the Modi Cabinet meeting on Monday evening.  

The demand for passing the Women’s Reservation Bill, which has been pending for more than 27 years, was also made by the leaders of the opposition parties in the all-party meeting held before the special session of the Parliament. If this bill is passed, one-third i.e. 33 percent seats will be reserved for women in Parliament and Assemblies.

Let us know what this Women’s Reservation Bill is?

-According to the Women’s Reservation Bill, 33 percent seats will be reserved for women in Parliament and state assemblies.

-According to this bill, one-third of the seats reserved for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes will be reserved for women coming from SC-ST community. These reserved seats can be allocated through rotation system in different areas in the states and union territories.
-Despite the necessary steps being taken towards gender equality and inclusive government, women’s reservation The bill is pending in Parliament for a long time. This bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha in 2010 itself, but could not be introduced in the Lok Sabha till now.

-According to the Women’s Reservation Bill, reservation of seats for women will be for 15 years only.

-In the all-party meeting held before the Parliament session, many leaders of political parties stressed on reservation for women. NCP leader Supriya Sule on Monday (September 18) strongly defended the Congress on the bill, saying that the first woman Prime Minister and President were from the Congress and this law was also brought by the Congress. 

-Supriya Sule said, “However, the bill could not be passed due to lack of numbers.” NCP leader and BJP ally Praful Patel had also appealed to the government to pass the women’s reservation bill in the same Parliament session.< /p>

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