Derek O’Brien quotes Adityanath’s 2010 remarks on women’s quota in the Rajya Sabha | Latest News India

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Derek O’Brien made a reference on Friday. Hindustan Times A 2010 article cited Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s remarks on the Women’s Reservation Bill in the Rajya Sabha, and questioned whether the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was really serious about women’s empowerment.

TMC MP Derek O'Brien speaking in Rajya Sabha (PTI).
TMC MP Derek O’Brien speaking in Rajya Sabha (PTI).

Addressing the Rajya Sabha, the TMC MP said, “All the struggles and oppression faced by women are not because of women. It is because of men and men’s attitude towards women,” as he had earlier said. The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) cited allegations of sexual harassment against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.

“…I don’t want to waste time on the ex-wrestling chief but…I’m quoting Hindustan Times, ‘People cannot decide public policy in air-conditioned rooms in Delhi, this bill if passed sinks the Indian political system. will give. through’. This was said by none other than the present Chief Minister of UP,” said O’Brien.

In 2010, when the Women’s Reservation Bill was introduced in the Rajya Sabha, Yogi Adityanath said, “This bill will sink the Indian political system if it is passed… If men develop feminine traits, they are gods.” become, but if women develop masculine traits, they become devils… Western ideals of women’s liberation must be properly analyzed in the Indian context.

Derek O’Brien demands reservation for women in Rajya Sabha.

Meanwhile, the TMC MP also urged the government to bring the women’s reservation bill in the Rajya Sabha as well.

“I have a proposal. Include everyone, have a proper debate on the subject, and then bring 1/3 reservation for women in the Rajya Sabha as well. We will all support it. It cannot be done in a hurry. , but it is possible,” he said.

Reservation for women was approved by the Lok Sabha.

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Women’s Reservation Bill to provide 33 per cent quota for women in the Lok Sabha and state assemblies. The law, now called ‘Nari Shakti Vandan Adhanim’, was tabled by Union Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal in the first sitting of the Lok Sabha in the new Parliament building on Tuesday.

According to the bill, one-third of the total number of seats reserved for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes will be reserved for women of these groups. These reserved seats may be allotted by rotation in different constituencies of the state or union territories.

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