Congress President Rahul Gandhi has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure the passage of the Women’s Reservation Bill in the upcoming Monsoon session of Parliament. Congress President Rahul Gandhi writes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on women’s reservation bill, states, “I write to you to request your support to ensure the passage of the women‘s reservation bill in the upcoming Monsoon session of Parliament.”
In a letter addressed to Mr Modi, Mr Gandhi said, the bill passed by the Rajya Sabha in 2010, has been stalled on one pretext or the other, in the Lok Sabha, for over eight years now.
He said, the BJP and its allies have majority in the Lok Sabha and therefore all that this landmark legislation requires to become a reality is BJP’s support.
Mr Gandhi said, it is time that the parties should rise above politics and support the bill. The Monsoon session begins on Wednesday.