Women's Reservation Bill 2023: empowering women?

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Dec 04, 2023

Women's reservation in assembly

Women's Reservation Bill, passed in 2023, reserves one-third of the seats in Lok Sabha, State legislative assemblies, and the Delhi assembly.

The impct

Has it changed anything for the women in the State Assembly? Let's analyse the assembly elections of 2023.

19 in Chhattisgarh

C'garh had 13 women MLAs (14 per cent of the total) in 2028. Now it's 19, or 21 per cent of the total, making it the highest among all four states.

10 in Telangana

In 2018, Telangana had six women MLAs, which has now increased to 10 (8 per cent of total).

20 in Rajasthan

In 2018, the number of women MLAs was 24, and now it's 20. The number has never exceeded 15 per cent.