Andhra Pradesh Assembly Approves Resolution in Favor of Women’s Reservation:
The Andhra Pradesh Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution in favor of women’s reservation following a brief discussion on women’s empowerment on Monday.
Ushasree Charan, the Minister for Women and Child Welfare, highlighted that Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy had already implemented 50% reservation for women in the state, three years ahead of the passage of the bill in Parliament. She emphasized the government’s commitment to women’s empowerment and the support it provides to women in the YSRC party.
In light of the historic women’s reservation bill passed in Parliament, MLAs in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly engaged in a special discussion about the aid and opportunities provided to women by the state government.
Minister Ushasree criticized the previous chief minister, Chandrababu Naidu, for alleged financial misconduct and expressed pride in CM Jagan Mohan Reddy’s leadership, stating that the government has significantly increased spending on women’s empowerment compared to previous administrations.
Tourism Minister R.K. Roja expressed support for the women’s reservation bill and highlighted the YSRC party’s backing. She noted that the passage of the bill would result in 58 women MLAs in the AP Assembly.
She also praised Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy’s prioritization of women in welfare schemes and policies over the last four years, citing substantial financial assistance provided to women beneficiaries through various programs.
Several MLAs emphasized the opportunities and schemes created for women by CM Jagan Mohan Reddy’s government and praised the state’s commitment to women’s empowerment. The Assembly unanimously passed the resolution in support of the women’s reservation bill.