Two Women’s Reservation Bill receives imprimatur of the Lok Sabha

The Lok Sabha has passed The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Second Amendment) Bill, 2023 and the Government of Union Territories (Amendment) Bill, 2023 providing for reservation of one-third of all elected seats, for women, in the Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly and in the Puducherry Legislative Assembly, respectively. Reservation for women in these Bills would also extend to the seats earmarked for members of SC & ST communities.