Rajya Sabha Passes Women Reservation Bill With 215 Votes

The Rajya Sabha has passed the Women's Reservation Bill, reserving 33 percent of seats in the Lok Sabha and state legislative Assemblies for women. This is a landmark bill that will help to further promote gender equality in political scenario in India.
Rajya Sabha Passes Women Reservation Bill With 215 Votes

In a legislative landmark, both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have passed the Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam or Women's Reservation Bill which reserves 33 percent of seats in the Lok Sabha and state legislative Assemblies for women. 

Over 215 Rajya Sabha MPs voted in favour of the bill on Thursday, 21 September, with zero Nos and zero Abstentions. On Wednesday, the bill was passed in the Lok Sabha with 454 MPs voting in favour of it.

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