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On Women’s Political Empowerment Day, ThePrint looks at women candidature in Lok Sabha polls and what existing data tells us about their representation.
Modi govt had announced 33% reservation for women in paramilitary forces but barely 5% of the personnel in these forces are women.
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Anand Sharma tells government if it's is serious about welfare of weaker sections and women, it should extend session and bring Women's Reservation Bill.
Union Minister Kiren Rijiju also told Lok Sabha that Centre wants 5 per cent representation for women in BSF, ITBP and SSB.