[Solved] The reservation of seats for women in the institution of local self government has had a limited impact on the patriarchal character of the Indian political processes. ( UPSC GS-2 Mains 2019)

Given its far reaching consequences, the 73rd Amendment along with 74th is called a silent revolution. The most revolutionary provision is said to be the reservation of one-third of the seats for women in local bodies (including the number of seats reserved for women belonging the SC’s and ST’s). Further not less than one-third of … Read more