Women Reservation Bill Approved by President Droupadi Murmu

Following President Droupadi Murmu’s approval, the Government of India (GOI) published a gazette notification for the women’s reservation bill.

President Droupadi Murmu signs women reservation bill

Following President Droupadi Murmu’s approval of the women’s reservation bill, Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam became a law in India. As of right now, 33% of seats in the Lok Sabha and state legislatures would be reserved for women. However, the reservation won’t be put into effect until after the new census and delineation. The women’s reservation law was approved by the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha this month in a special session of Parliament, making it a historic accomplishment for the Indian Parliament as it moved to a new premises on September 19.

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primarily AIMIM opposed the women’s reservation law, claiming that it would primarily benefit Savarna women because Muslim women legislators do not have a reserve. Even after it was approved by the President and passed by the Parliament, the Congress requested OBC reservation and expressed concerns about how long it would take to be implemented.

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“The provisions of the Constitution relating to the reservation of seats for women in the House of the People, the Legislative Assembly of a state, and the Legislative Assembly of the National Capital Territory of Delhi shall come into effect after an exercise of delimitation is undertaken for this purpose after the relevant figures for the first census taken after the commencement of the Constitution Act, 2023 have been published and shall cease to have effect on the expiration of the Constitution Act, 2023,” the Constitution states.

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