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President Droupadi Murmu gives assent to Women’s reservation bill

File photograph of President Droupadi Murmu. ANI

President Droupadi Murmu Friday gave assent to the Ladies’s Reservation Invoice.

The brand new, formally known as ‘Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam’, regulation provides 33 per cent reservation to ladies within the legislature, each within the Parliament and state Assemblies.

Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar signed the invoice, which was offered earlier this month solely, earlier at the moment earlier than it was despatched to President Murmu for her assent.

Though the president’s assent has enacted the invoice as regulation, it would take a while to implement. The seats to be reserved for ladies would solely be finalised after the following census and the following delimitation.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi final week mentioned that this isn’t a traditional regulation however it’s the proclamation of a brand new democratic dedication to a brand new India.

“Some decisions have the capability to change the country’s future and we are witness to one such decision,” says PM Modi

“The coming generations will discuss this decision. I congratulate the country on the passage of ‘Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam’ in the Parliament with a majority,” PM Modi mentioned whereas addressing Nari Shakti Vandan-Abhinandan Karyakram at BJP headquarters in Delhi.



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