Women's Reservation Bill will lead to new confidence among citizens: PM Modi in Rajya Sabha

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the Parliament passing the Women's Reservation Bill will lead to a new confidence in the people of the country.

"This Bill will lead to a new confidence in the people of the country. All members and political parties have played a significant role in empowering women and enhancing 'Nari Shakti'. Let us give the country a strong message," PM Modi said in Rajya Sabha before voting on the bill.

He sought unanimous support for the Bill.

He said there has been a discussion on the Women's Reservation Bill in the two Houses for the past two days and over 132 members took part in the meaningful discussion which will be helpful.

Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal gave a brief reply to the day-long debate on the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Eighth Amendment) Bill, 2023 in Rajya Sabha and said it will be implemented after following due processes.

The 'Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam' is the first bill that will be passed by Parliament after it shifted to the new Parliament building on Tuesday.

The bill was passed by Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

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