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Nation Reporter: Rajya Sabha members press for early passage of women’s reservation bill

Cutting across party lines, Rajya Sabha members on Thursday voiced concern over incidents of crime against women and made a strong case for early passage of the bill to provide 33 per cent reservation to women in Parliament and state assemblies. The House, which has been witnessing disruptions and stalling of proceedings since Monday, today spoke in one voice on the issue of women’s rights to celebrate the International Women’s Day.

Updated : 08 March 2018, 10:01 PM