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Vol. 5, Issue 9, Part E (2019)

Women in political participation and her challenges: A sociological Study

Women in political participation and her challenges: A sociological Study

Author(s)
BC Mylarappa
Abstract
The term 'political participation' has a very wide meaning. simultaneously relates to participation in: decision-making process, political activism, political consciousness etc. Women in India participate in voting, run for public offices and political parties at lower levels more than men. Political activism and voting are the strongest areas of women's political participation. To combat gender inequality in politics, the Indian Government has instituted reservations for seats in local governments. Women turnout during India's parliamentary general elections was 65.63%, compared to 67.09% turnout for men. India ranks 20th from the bottom in terms of representation of women in Parliament. Women have held the posts of president and prime minister in India, as well as chief ministers of various states. Indian voters have elected women to numerous state legislative assemblies and national parliament for many decades. But based on women population percentage her not take equality in political. because of discrimination. so this paper studying to how to women political challenges in India. this paper based on secondary data.
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How to cite this article:
BC Mylarappa. Women in political participation and her challenges: A sociological Study. Int J Appl Res 2019;5(9):385-387.
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