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Education News: Surkhiyan 2023: Answer to the question asked on Women Reservation Bill in the quiz of 26th December – Surkhiyan 2023: Answer to the question asked on Women Reservation Bill in the quiz of 26th December

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In the Hindustan Daily Quiz Contest ‘Headlines 2023’ on 26 December, a question was asked as to when the Women’s Reservation Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha in the year 2023.

Answer to the question :- Option – A/ 21 September

This year half the population was given its full rights
This year another important decision was recorded in the history of the country. A decision that will change the face of India in the coming days. The Women’s Reservation Bill, 2023 was passed by the Rajya Sabha on September 21, 2023. 214 MPs voted in favor of the bill. President Draupadi Murmu signed the bill on 28 September. The bill is special in many ways. There is a provision to reserve one-third of the total seats for women in the Lok Sabha and state assemblies. However, this reservation will come into effect immediately after the first delimitation. It will remain suspended till 2026. There is a provision of reservation for women of SC-ST category in the bill, but there is no provision for separate reservation for women of OBC category in this reservation. Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal had said in the Rajya Sabha that the Constitution (128th Amendment) Bill, 2023 will be implemented after following due procedure.