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Indian electoral system aims at ensuring representation of socially disadvantaged sections. However we are yet to have even 12 per cent women members in our legislatures. What measures would you - Political Science

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Indian electoral system aims at ensuring representation of socially disadvantaged sections. However we are yet to have even 12 per cent women members in our legislatures. What measures would you suggest to improve the situation?

Solution

  • Proportional representation system of election would be better for ensuring proper representation of women in legislatures.

  • This will ensure the proper representation of women according to their percentage in Indian population.

  • The other method is to implement reservation for women candidates in electoral constituencies.

  • The system of reservation should be rotated among all constituencies to ensure proper representation of women from all parts of the country.

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Indian electoral system aims at ensuring representation of socially disadvantaged sections. However we are yet to have even 12 per cent women members in our legislatures. What measures would you Concept: Electoral Reforms.
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