TMC pushes for Women’s Reservation Bill in Rajya Sabha

Kolkata, 3/4: The Trinamool Congress has been pushing to bring a motion in Rajya Sabha in the last week of the Budget Session on the long-pending Women’s Reservation Bill that provides for 33% reservation for women in Parliament and State Assemblies.


Trinamool Rajya Sabha floor leader Derek O’Brien has submitted a notice under Rule 168 of the Rules of Procedures and Conduct of Business in Rajya Sabha seeking to table a motion in Rajya Sabha urging the government to introduce the Bill to amend the Constitution to allow 33% of the seats of Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and state Assemblies to be reserved for women.

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