Country will remember PM Modi for role in passage of women's quota Bill: Ashwini Kumar Choubey
New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the passage of the Women's reservation Bill, Union MoS Ashwini Kumar Choubey on Thursday said the nation will remember Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a piece of legislation that had literally been in cold storage for the last 30 years.
The women's reservation Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday with near unanimity, with 454 members voting in favour and only two members opposing it.
Meanwhile, veteran actor and BJP MP Hema Malini on Thursday lauded PM Modi for the passage of the women's reservation Bill in the Upper House saying, "No other PM could accomplish this task."
Speaking to ANI on Thursday after the Bill cleared its last legislative hurdle in the Upper House, Hema Malini said, “There has been an honest intent behind everything that PM Modi has done. No other PM has accomplished what he has. To the Opposition leaders who are opposing the Bill, I have only this to say — it is their job to oppose. We aren't bothered about it."
After a daylong discussion and debate on Thursday, the Rajya Sabha cleared the Bill by an absolute majority, with 454 members voting in favour and none against.
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