- Tag results for Women reservation
BJD’s strategy for the winter session was discussed at the meeting of the BJD Parliamentary Party presided by Chief Minister and party supremo Naveen Patnaik.
"The Chief Minister must demonstrate his intent by fielding more women candidates in the coming elections to the State Assembly and the Lok Sabha," said BJP MLA Pradip Purohit.
Though the opposition supported the resolution, they dubbed it as politically motivated.
Some states, including Bihar and Madhya Pradesh, already follow 50 per cent reservation for women in panchayat.
Government asks Congress to join hands for passage of bills on Women Reservation, Triple Talaq and Nikah Halala
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad responded to a letter by Rahul Gandhi to PM Modi to bring the Women Reservation bill on granting 33 per cent reservation to women in Lok Sabha and state assemblies.