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A statement showing the details of percentage of women elected/nominated to Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha is enclosed as Annexure-A and different State Assemblies is enclosed as Annexure-B.

Gender justice is an important commitment of the Government. The issue involved needs careful consideration on the basis of the consensus among all political parties before a Bill for amendment in the Constitution is brought before Parliament.

This information was given by the Minister of Law and Justice, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply in Lok Sabha .

ANNEXURE-A

Percentage of Women elected to both Houses of Parliament

Sl.  No. Name of the House/State % of Women MPs/MLAs
Lok Sabha 14.94

 

Rajya Sabha 14.05

 

ANNEXURE-B

Percentage of Women elected to the State Legislative Assemblies

Sl. No. Name of State / Union territories Year of Last General Election to Legislative Assembly % of Seats won by Women
1. Andhra Pradesh 2019 8.00
2. Arunachal Pradesh 2019 5.00
3. Assam 2021 4.76
4. Bihar 2020 10.70
5. Chhattisgarh 2018 14.44
6. Goa 2022 7.50
7. Gujarat 2017 7.14
8. Haryana 2019 10.00
9. Himachal Pradesh 2017 5.88
10. Jammu and Kashmir 2014 2.30
11. Jharkhand 2019 12.35
12. Karnataka 2018 3.14
13. Kerala 2021 7.86
14. Madhya Pradesh 2018 9.13
15. Maharashtra 2019 8.33
16. Manipur 2022 8.33
17. Meghalaya 2018 5.08
18. Mizoram 2018 0
19. Nagaland 2018 0
20. Odisha 2019 8.90
21. Punjab 2022 11.11
22. Rajasthan 2018 12.00
23. Sikkim 2019 9.38
24. Tamil Nadu 2021 5.13
25. Telangana 2018 5.04
26. Tripura 2018 5.00
27. Uttarakhand 2022 11.43
28. Uttar Pradesh 2022 11.66
29. West Bengal 2021 13.70
30. NCT of Delhi 2020 11.43
31. Puducherry 2021 3.33

 

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