India’s parliament, led by Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal, passed the Constitution 128th Amendment Bill, also known as Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam. The bill reserves one-third of seats in the Lok Sabha and state assemblies for women. All 214 MPs present voted in favour, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed gratitude for their support. The legislation is expected to empower ‘Nari Shakti’ as women assume leadership roles and contribute to nation-building.
Indian parliament unanimously clears women Reservation Bill, PM Modi lauds decision
Sep 22, 2023 | Commonwealth News