Parliamentary Committee on Women’s Reservation Bill to meet today

May 27th, 2008 - 10:55 am ICT by admin  

New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): The key Parliamentary Committee on Women’s Reservation Bill will meet here today to come out with a report on the contentious issue.

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law and Justice, headed by senior Congress Member of Parliament E M Sudarsana Natchiappan asked political parties to give their opinion on the issue within three months.

Earlier, the Committee had no women members. But recently, Brinda Karat of Communist Party of India (Marxist), Najma Heptulla of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Jayanti Natarajan of Congress has been brought on it.

The Bill, introduced in Rajya Sabha on the last day of the Budget session of Parliament, was referred to the Committee. (ANI)

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