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Lady Leader: Sadhvi Pragya’s unusual journey from jail to poll arena

In a seven-decade-long journey, Indian democracy progressed in all aspects. Once the politics was the field of men and it was gripped in the claw of patriarchism, but some exceptional women politicians broke the glass ceiling of Indian politics. From Indira Gandhi to Sushma Swaraj, a pool of women politicians proved that women are blessed with equal political acumen. However, the percentage of women in the Parliament is just 12% and Women Reservation Bill is still pending in the Parliament. News Nation brings a special show- ‘Lady Leader’ feathering contemporary woman politician and her struggle. In today episode, we will discuss the unusual journey of Sadhvi Pragya Thakur who is contesting from Bhopal against Congress leader Digvijaya Singh.

Updated : 06 May 2019, 01:29 PM