PM Modi :”I assure all women, Centre committed to make this bill a law…”

PM Modi: "I assure all women that the Center is committed to passing this bill into law"

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that it is essential for women to participate in policymaking and urged Rajya Sabha members to pass the bill, “Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam,” unanimously when it comes before the House. He also assured women that the Center is committed to making this bill a law. “A bill was presented in the Lok Sabha today. It’ll arrive here as well after discussion. PM Modi stated in the Rajya Sabha that “today we are taking an important step towards women’s empowerment.”

“Yesterday in the Cabinet meeting Women Reservation Bill was passed. Calling September 19 a “historic day” he said that in every sector, women are moving forward and it is important that in policy-making our mothers, sisters, and women should move forward and give their contribution. Not only their contribution but we want them to play a vital role in every sector. I assure all the women that we are committed to making this bill a law,” he added.

He urged lawmakers to pass the Bill with unanimous consent, claiming that it would strengthen democracy. While speaking to the Lok Sabha, PM Modi announced that the government is introducing a new Bill to reserve one-third of all seats in the Lok Sabha and the state Legislative Assemblies for women. He also said that God has given him the chance to advance the cause of women’s emancipation. The Prime Minister announced that the government has chosen to bring Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam during his first speech in the new Parliament building.

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