Nagpur: Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee President Nana Patole has announced that a woman working president will be appointed in each District Congress Committee to make the participation of women in politics more active.
The Sakoli MLA has said that the Congress party has always played the most important role in bringing women into the political mainstream. Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee president Nana Patole has also said that the revolutionary decision to reserve around 50% of seats for women in the local body elections was taken during the Congress party’s government.
MPCC president Nana Patole has also said that even now, the party’s national general secretary Priyanka Gandhi has taken a pioneering decision to field around 40% female candidates in the UP assembly elections. And its implementation has also started. She has set a completely new benchmark by including almost 40 per cent of women candidates in the first list. She has coined the slogan ‘Ladki Hoon Aur Lad Bhi Sakti Hoon’ and has taken a very big step to empower all women.
Increase the participation of women in politics
The former president has said that Maharashtra also has a very long tradition of taking steps towards women empowerment. And because of this, it has been decided to appoint a woman president in each district committee of the party.
MPCC president Nana Patole has said that the decision was taken to increase the participation of women in politics and decision making at the local level. The Congress party has always respected women and given them equal opportunities. The women leaders of the party have served in very important positions like Governor, Prime Minister, and President. They has a progressive tradition of giving very important responsibilities to women in politics.