International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 7, Part N (2015)
Women’s political participation and representation in India
A clear cut zonal variation in all parameters of awareness and action were observed under dissimilar zone, besides drudgery and illiteracy, lack of access to the information was one of the major factors for poor awareness of politics. Only 22.79 percent women listen daily news through radio and Television; just 6.06 percent read news study each day. Besides these the socio economic setup, poverty, accessibility, proximity to the cities and plain areas and less importance given to the women by political parties and candidates are the other major factors for their Political awareness. The 2014 Indian General Elections for the 16th Lok Sabha will conclude on May 12, 2014. Given that our new Parliament will be entrusted with raising women’s concerns and safeguarding their interests, it is important at this time to analyze the status of Indian women in political participation and representation.
How to cite this article:
Md Anarul Islam, Dr. Madhuri Dubey. Women’s political participation and representation in India. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(7):816-818.