Women political leadership in India

some important dimensions
  • 427 Pages
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  • English
Serials Publications , New Delhi
Women -- Political activity -- India -- Congresses, Women -- Government policy -- India -- Congresses, Panchayat -- India -- Congr
Statement[edited by] Archana Kumari, R.K. Verma.
ContributionsArchana Kumari., Verma, R. K., 1956-, Raj Narain College, Hajipur.
LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.A-ZI+, HQ1236.5.I4 N38 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 427 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23981706M
ISBN 139788183873543
LC Control Number2009305383

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Get this from a library. Women political leadership in India: some important dimensions. [Archana Kumari.; R K Verma; Raj Narain College, Hajipur.;] -- Contributed articles presented at the National Seminar on "Dimensions of Women Political Leadership", held at R.N.

College, Hajipur during February With the 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act, Indian women got an equal share in the political administration of India. They are not only part of local and state administration, but are coming forward to participate in national politics as well.

They have achieved a very significant role in the Parliament as well. India, however, was not alone in its efforts to increase women's representation in elected government. Byhalf the world's countries had adopted political quotas for women. Despite the rapid rise of political quota systems there was remarkably little.

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Women’s representation in elected bodies, Lok Sabha and state legislative assemblies is a source of huge disappointment. As we observed in a previous article, women occupy just 66 seats in the member Lok Sabha, which is a mere 12%.The scenario for women Members of Legislative Assemblies (MLAs) across all state assemblies in India is even worse, with the national Author: Bhanupriya Rao.

On the one hand, India falls in the lowest quartile with respect to the number of women in parliament (%). Even the UAE, with %, has more women representatives, according to the UN’s of political leadership in the post-independence period in India. The paper is based on current literature on political leadership in India in the form of books, journals, research papers and on personal observation.

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