Women Reservation Bill cleared in key Union Cabinet meet: Report
The Union Cabinet met in Delhi on Monday, the first day of the special session of Parliament, amid speculation that it may clear some important legislative proposals.
The Women Reservation Bill was passed on Monday, during the Union Cabinet Meeting held in Delhi on Monday, say reports. Minister of State Prahlad Singh Patel had also confirmed that the Women Reservation Bill has been passed during the Union cabinet meet helmed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
"It's been a long-standing demand of the Congress party to implement women's reservation. We welcome the reported decision of the Union Cabinet and await the details of the Bill. This could have very well been discussed in the all-party meeting before the Special Session, and consensus could have been built instead of operating under a veil of secrecy," Ramesh said on X.
"Exciting news! Mint is now on WhatsApp Channels 🚀 Subscribe today by clicking the link and stay updated with the latest financial insights!" Click here!