India passes Women's Reservation Bill

India has passed the Women's Reservation Bill

The bill reserves 33% of seats in the national parliament and state legislatures for women.Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the government wants more women to join the country's development process

The bill aims to increase women's representation in politics.The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Eighth Amendment) Bill.

The bill has faced opposition from some political parties and groups.The Women's Reservation Bill seeks to reserve one-third of all seats for women