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Post 2019 election win, Congress will pass Women's Reservation Bill: Jyotiraditya Scindia

Jyortiaditya Scindia said UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, current party chief Rahul Gandhi and he himself were in favour of women's empowerment.

Rahul Gandhi promises passage of women's quota Bill if Congress voted to power

Rahul was responding to a suggestion from a party worker that there was a need for more women candidates. "We want to see women in the position of leadership," he added.


Rahul Gandhi to Punjab CM: Pass resolution in Assembly in support of Women's Reservation Bill

Gandhi has written the letter, seeking passage of a resolution urging the central government to pass the bill, to the chief ministers of those states where the Congress is in power.

Patnaik seeks support of all CMs on Women's Reservation Bill

"The support of chief ministers in giving rightful places to women in society will give a new direction towards women empowerment," Patnaik wrote in letters to CMs.

In Rahul Gandhi asking PM to support Women's Reservation Bill, BJP sees Congress' double standards

In 2017, then Congress president Sonia Gandhi urged PM Modi to take advantage of the majority enjoyed by the BJP in Lok Sabha and pass the long-pending bill. The Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha in 2010 when the Congress was in power.

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Rajya Sabha members press for early passage of women's reservation bill

The House, which has been witnessing disruptions and stalling of proceedings since Monday, today spoke in one voice on the issue of women's rights to celebrate the International Women's Day.

WeeToo drive seeks women’s reservation Bill in Lok Sabha, Assemblies

The alliance’s main demand has been the introduction of the Women’s Reservation Bill for reserving one-third seats in the Lok Sabha and state assemblies.

Use majority to clear women’s quota Bill: Sonia Gandhi writes to PM

The letter comes amid reports that the BJP government is planning to take the Bill — envisaging 33 per cent reservation for women in Parliament and state legislatures — out of cold storage.

After Sonia Gandhi's letter to PM Modi, BJP says govt may soon introduce Women's Reservation Bill in Lok Sabha

The Women's Reservation Bill that seeks to reserve one-third of seats in the Lok Sabha and state assemblies for women has been pending since 2010.