Women’s Reservation Bill

Towards Equality

Amidst the euphoria however comes the realization that the implementation of the Bill would not be immediate but would require several years if not more. In culinary terms it is like heaping a pile of plates on a rising pudding or cake. Of course politicising gender is a constant, yet cannot immediate implementation of the Bill prove to the world that India has creditably addressed SDG 5 before 2030 as an example to both the Global North and the Global South?

Timeline worries

The passage of the Women’s Reservation Bill marks a triumph that is layered by delay at two stages first, in…