Women Reservation Bill: Historic decision, Nari Shakti Vandan Bill passed in Lok Sabha; just vote against
New Delhi, Online Desk. The ‘Nari Shakti Vandan Bill’ brought by the Narendra Modi government at the Center was passed in the Lok Sabha. This is the first bill to be passed by the lower house of the new parliament with state-of-the-art facilities. This bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha by Law and Justice Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal on Tuesday.
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Voting was done by slip on the bill
Voting was done by slip on Nari Shakti Vandan Bill in the Lok Sabha. 454 votes were in favor of the bill, while two votes were cast against it. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla shared the information about the bill being passed with two-thirds majority.
60 members including Union Minister Smriti Irani, Rae Bareli MP and former Congress President Sonia Gandhi took part in the discussion on ‘Nari Shakti Vandan Bill’ in the Lok Sabha. Responding to the discussion on the bill, Union Minister Meghwal mentioned innumerable heroines like Rani Durgavati, Rani Chennamma, Rani Ahilyabai, Rani Lakshmi.
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It may be noted that the Central Government had introduced a Constitutional Amendment Bill to reserve 33 percent seats for women in the Lok Sabha and State Assemblies, which was passed in the Lok Sabha. This bill was named ‘Nari Shakti Vandan Bill’.
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