Vrinda Chaturvedi ,
Reservation for Women in Elected Bodies,
4 (6) IJLMH Page 777 - 787 (2021), DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.112318
The paper deals with the status quo and the evolution of representation and reservation for women. This project work traces the evolution and development of participation of women in the political scenario-with a particular focus on reservation for women in elected bodies in the rural and urban local bodies; it also emphasizes the factors that led to these developments and the impacts and consequences of the same. The period taken into consideration is 1992(73rd amendment) to 2008(the Women’s amendment bill). Various existing grievances in the functionality of the bills mentioned above have also been discussed. Finally, the future of women of India and the scope of representation in various law-making bodies has been delved into.
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