Women’s Reservation Bill: Women’s seats can be increased to 33 percent in Parliament

Parliament Special Session Live: A big news is coming out on the Women’s Reservation Bill. Quoting sources, it has been learned that the Central Government can increase the seats of women in the Parliament. The Central Government can decide to increase 33 percent seats in addition to 545 seats across the country under women’s reservation. About 180 additional seats can be increased. 

On Monday (September 18) i.e. a day before, the Modi cabinet has approved the Women’s Reservation Bill. Along with this the Prime Minister Narendra Modi can also address women MPs in the new Parliament on Tuesday (September 19). If the Central Government increases about 180 seats under women’s reservation, then the total number of seats in the Lok Sabha will become 725. At the same time, the Center has issued a notification The new Parliament House has been officially given the status of Parliament House.

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

Women’s Reservation Bill may be passed on Wednesday 

The government is trying to get it passed on Wednesday (September 20) after extensive discussion. Along with this, after the bill is passed, PM Modi can also address a large gathering of women. This information has also come out quoting sources. However, this has not been officially confirmed. 

If we talk about the status of women in the current Lok Sabha, there are 78 women MPs. This is less than 15 percent of the total number of Lok Sabha 543. 

Also read: Modi Cabinet Decisions: Women’s Reservation Bill approved by Modi Cabinet, may be presented in the new Parliament today

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