Women's quota Bill first piece of legislation to be passed by new Parliament
Post by ANI on Friday, September 22, 2023
The women's reservation Bill or the 'Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam', guaranteeing quota for women in legislative bodies, was the first Bill to be taken up for discussion and debate by the new Parliament before its eventual passage on Thursday.
The new Parliament building was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in May this year.
Following the passage of the bill, which provides for 33 per cent reservation for women in the Lok Sabha as well as the state legislative assemblies, both Houses of Parliament were adjourned sine die.
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