Meo Women Case Study

969 Words4 Pages
Meo women and politics POLITICAL PARTICIPATION: AN OVERVIEW This chapter presents the finding of the field survey on Meo women as accurately as possible; the quality of participation of elected Meo women representatives in Panchayati Raj. The constitution of India through right to equality recognized the principle of equality of women in all spheres of life. It can be said that the 73rd constitutional Amendment has a potentially revolutionary nature which mandated for 33 per cent reservation for women in rural bodies. Fifteen years on, with the most states having held three rounds of elections. The presence of 1.2 million elected women representatives in the institutions of local governance in rural India is truly an extraordinary phenomenon. Political…show more content…
Some of stated that they had no interested in politics. Only 2 unmarried girls stated that though they are interested on account of family restrictions they could not participate in it. But this does not mean that they do not take part in voting. Though 90 percent are identified with political party directly or indirectly. The above analysis reveals that the instances of Meo women’s political participation are very high. The proportion of those who did not participate in politics is low. POLITICAL AWARENESS: Political equality between men and women has been acclaimed theoretically but true excersise of the political rights dependents upon the political consciousness of women. In most of the developed countries, political awereness is increasing though majority of the women have very scanty political education. But in the sample it has been found out that among educated/ Non educated 100 women 70 percent of the respondent were well aware that, while 10 percent of the respondents were not aware of it and 5 percent respondent said that they cannot say definitely about Meo women’s

More about Meo Women Case Study

Open Document