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Elections 2018: Number of women MLAs down to 9% from 11% in 2013-’14

 

Women in Assemblies

 

Fewer women MLAs find place in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh assemblies this time

 

Also in Telengana, evidently (watch this space for a detailed comment on that in a couple of days).

 

Assembly Elections 2018: Decline in women and Muslim candidates, says think tank

 

And, as is to be expected under the circumstances:

 

It is going to be an all-male cabinet: Zoramthanga

 

The good news is that such stories are appearing in the media now.  Clearly the representation of women in politics, Parliament and Legislative Assemblies is beginning to be seen as a matter of concern.

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