Women celebrities and achievers hail introduction of Women’s Reservation Bill in the Lower House
Women celebrities and achievers who visited Parliament hailed introduction of Women’s Reservation Bill. The Bill that seeks to provide 33 percent quota for women in Parliament and State Legislative Assemblies was introduced in the Lok Sabha today in the ongoing special session of Parliament.
Some of the women achievers were among the special invitees on the occasion of introduction of the Bill which is officially called ‘Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam’.
Actress Kangana Ranaut termed it a historic day for the nation and the women of the nation. She thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for opening up new avenues for women saying that we also see women in more active roles like the army and the Air Force.
Actress Esha Gupta, who was also present at Parliament, said it is a very progressive thought as this Bill will give equal powers to women and it is a big step for our country.
Fashion designer Rina Dhaka said it is a big victory for the women of the country as there was a very marginal representation of women although they formed an equal part of our country and society.
She also thanked Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur for inviting women achievers to Parliament to witness the introduction of the Bill.
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