Women's Reservation Bill reaches Parliament: How it's different from UPA's


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In a landmark move, the government has approved the Women's Reservation Bill proposing 33% reservation for women in Parliament and state legislative assemblies. The bill, tabled in the Lok Sabha during a special Parliament session on Tuesday, is expected to be cleared smoothly as nearly all opposition parties support it. Although a draft legislation was passed under the previous Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government in 2010, too, it remains to be seen whether this bill will see any changes.