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B’town hails the Women’s Bill

entertainment Updated: Mar 11, 2010 02:09 IST

The Women’s Rreservation Bill has got the entertainment industry tweeting.

Happy to know that the Women’s Bill has been passed in Rajya Sabha.
- Neil Nitin Mukesh, actor

Not a big fan of reservation of any kind. But I like women. So torn about bill. Guys or girls, do a good job in Parliament, will you?
-Chetan Bhagat, author

After shame comes glory. The epoch making Women’s Bill is cleared in the Rajya Sabha.
-Mahesh Bhatt, filmmaker

Congratulations to Rajya Sabha for passing the historic Women’s Reservation Bill. Over to Lok Sabha now.
-Riteish Deshmukh, actor

Women should enter Parliament by winning elections, delivering results. Not gender arithmetic.
-Pritish Nandy, filmmaker

The Women’s Bill was also the subject of jokes on social networking sites. Here are our favourites.

Bill Clinton was the original Women’s Bill.

Apparently some woman’s bill is causing uproar in Parliament. Why? How much did she spend?

They were screening a film in Parliament the other day. It was called Kill Bill.

Historic Day! Women’s bill passed in Rajya Sabha! At last! Is this a new beginning for Indian democracy, enriched with the ‘female’ gaze?
-Aparna Sen, filmmaker