Women’s Reservation Bill gets President’s assent

NEW DELHI, Sept 29: President Droupadi Murmu has given her assent to the women’s reservation bill which seeks to provide 33 per cent reservation to women in the Lok Sabha and state assemblies.
According to a Law Ministry notification issued on Friday, the president gave her assent on Thursday.
Now, it will be officially known as the Constitution (106th Amendment) Act.
According to its provision, “It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.”

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