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Women to get quota in govt jobs: PC

Government will bring in a bill providing reservation for women in government jobs in the coming parliament session, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram said on Monday. “At present, there is no reservation for women in government jobs. We will bring forward a bill providing reservation for women in government jobs,” he said addressing a meeting to thank voters in his constituency Sivaganga.
PTI | By RT, Manamadurai (tn)
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2009 10:47 AM IST

Government will bring in a bill providing reservation for women in government jobs in the coming parliament session, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram said on Monday.

“At present, there is no reservation for women in government jobs. We will bring forward a bill providing reservation for women in government jobs,” he said addressing a meeting to thank voters in his constituency Sivaganga.

Chidambaram said he was confident that the bill for 33 per cent reservation for women in Parliament and Assemblies would be passed.

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