CPI(M) demands Govt to bring Women Reservation Bill

Published: Dec 28, 2018, 10:28 am IST

(UNI) CPI (M) on Friday raised the matter of the Women’s Reservation Bill in Lok Sabha amid opposition uproar on different issues.
Raising the issue during Zero Hour in the House, CPI-M member PKS Teacher said , ”I request the government to bring the Women’s Reservation Bill which seeks reserve 33 per cent seats for women in Parliament and state assemblies.”

” In the Parliament, Women Reservation Bill should be passed immediately in this session,” she said. TRS member APJ Reddy, BJD member B Mahtab supported the issue raised by the CPI (M) member.

The TRS member requested the government to bring the Bill on the list of Business. The Constitution (One Hundred and Eighth Amendment) Bill, 2008 seeks to reserve one-third of all seats for women in the Lok Sabha and the state legislative assemblies.
Earlier, Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the House till noon following ruckus over multiple issues including demand for a JPC on Rafale by Congress members and Special Category status demand for Andhra Pradesh by TDP members and AIADMK members raised the plight of the people in Cauvery delta.

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