At Last Women get quota to Rule
The women of India will soon rule the nation. So far, women as mothers, sisters and wives were utterly and hopelessly dependent. Today, it seems to be a different day, may be an epoch making era in the history of our Karma Bhoomi!
The centenary of International Women’s Day would be a red-letter day for women’s empowerment in India. The government seems prepared to get the bill to reserve 33% seats for women passed on March 8 to mark International Women’s Day and, more importantly, the numbers are already in place.
Today, we in India, have a woman president, a woman heading the ruling UPA government, a woman speaker in Lok Sabha and a woman floor leader for the opposition party in Lok Sabha.
With the Congress, BJP, TDP and Left having resolved not to let OBC resistance come in the way of the landmark legislation yet again, and with support pouring in from several quarters, the Constitutional Amendment Bill may be passed on March 8 itself.