Women's Bill Throws Dust in the Eyes - Brinda Karat
Indian women and women's organisations have waged a long struggle over the demand for women's reservation in Parliament and state legislatures. Brinda Karat, former Rajya Sabha MP and a significant figure in India's women's movement, says that the BJP has presented a bill in Parliament that promises women's reservation but lacks the most crucial detail - when will this reservation be implemented? According to Karat, the more critical issue is that the Modi government has deferred this reservation until after the next census and delimitation exercise.
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