Hyderabad: Demanding the Centre to introduce the Women’s bill in the ongoing Parliament budget session, the CPM has said that the successive governments’ were making big statements on women issues but doing little for them.
Speaking at the Assembly media point here on Tuesday after the adjournment of the House, the CPM MLA Mr J Ranga Reddy found fault with the government for not filling up the vacant chairman and members posts of the State Women’s Commission. He said that women were not in a position to develop themselves due to the governments’ policies against them. He opined that even today the women were considered as second class citizens in the Country. The women in China, Bangladesh and Pakistan were much developed than Indian women because their encouragement towards women.
Finding fault with the State Government for failing to control the attacks on women, he said that the bad situation prevailed in the State because here the women were not getting due respect. He also demanded the Chief Minister to implement the 50 percent reservation for women in the forthcoming local body elections. The ratio between the men and women has decreased to 1000:800, he said and expressed concern that a single women may marry two men in the near future due to this situation. (NSS)