women reservation bill : PM Narendra Modi had called a cabinet meeting on the first day of the special session of Parliament. After this meeting which lasted for about one and a half hour, there was no official press conference from the government. Sources told Zee Business channel that the Women’s Reservation Bill has been approved in this cabinet meeting. This bill will be presented in the House on Tuesday at 2.15 pm. This bill has been pending for the last 27 years. Union Minister of State Prahlad Patel has confirmed this by tweeting.
Women’s Reservation Bill: Provision for 33 percent reservation, may be passed in this session
According to sources, the government will present the Women’s Reservation Bill in the new Parliament. Also, it will try to pass the bill in this session. This bill was first introduced in the year 1996. The Women’s Reservation Bill proposed to reserve 33 percent or one-third of the seats for women in the Lok Sabha and state assemblies to increase women’s participation in Parliament. However, no information has been revealed at present regarding what are the provisions in the current bill.
Women’s Reservation Bill: Prahlad Singh Patel did this tweet
Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel tweeted, ‘Only the Modi government had the moral courage to meet the demand for women’s reservation. Which was proved with the approval of the cabinet. Congratulations to Narendra Modi ji and congratulations to Modi government. A round of meetings is going on in many parts since Monday afternoon. Before the cabinet meeting, Union Ministers Piyush Goyal, Prahlad Joshi, BJP President JP Nadda met Home Minister Amit Shah. After this, Piyush Goyal and Prahlad Joshi met PM Modi. Many ministers and senior BJP MPs attended the meeting with JP Nadda.
Women’s Reservation Bill: Mahesh Jethmalani tweeted, ‘If there is Modi, it is possible’
Rajya Sabha MP and senior lawyer Mahesh Jethmalani tweeted, ‘PM Modi’s cabinet has taken a big step towards women empowerment by approving the Women’s Reservation Bill. This bill will give one-third representation to women in Parliament and state assemblies. This bill was first introduced in 1996. Since then it has been gathering dust. All governments since 1996 have failed to legalize this bill. This bill was being discussed ever since PM Modi had talked about women empowerment in the year 2022 from the ramparts of the Red Fort. After this, PM Modi has talked about women power on many occasions. The latest example of this is found in PM Modi’s address after the successful launch of Chandrayaan 3 in Bengaluru, where he said that ‘Women power is the pinnacle of life and the catalyst of change.
Women’s Reservation Bill: Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram tweeted
Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram tweeted, ‘If the government brings the Women’s Reservation Bill tomorrow, it will be a victory for the Congress and the constituents of the UPA government. Remember, this bill was passed by the Rajya Sabha on March 9, 2010 during the UPA government. It is expected that this bill will be introduced in this session and will be passed in this session.
Talking about the program of the second day of the special session of Parliament, there will be a group photo of all the MPs at 9:30 am. The program will be held at 11 am in the Central Hall. After this the MPs will go to the new Parliament.