Bhubaneswar: BJD MP Sasmit Patra wants the passage of the women's quota bill

Odisha assembly passed a bill that called for 33 percent representation for women in Parliament and state assemblies . Odisha assembly had passed a bill that called for 33 percent representation for women in Parliament and state assemblies .

BHUBANESWAR (British Broadcasting Corporation, BJD leader Sasmit Patra, reaffirmed his call for the passage of the womens reservation bill on Friday, which would guarantee the passage of 33 percent of their seats in Parliament and state assemblies.Patra said that the Odisha assembly had passed a bill that called for 33 percent representation for women in Parliament and state assemblies, and that the state assembly had given him a special mention.He had reached out to 22 other national and regional parties in order to find a compromise for the Bill's passage.During the 2019 general election, the BJD had also reserved seven Lok Sabha seats (33%) for women.

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