Ministry of Law and Justice
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Women MPs and MLAs

Posted On: 09 DEC 2022 7:15PM by PIB Delhi

A statement showing the details of percentage of women elected/nominated to Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha is enclosed as Annexure-A and different State Assemblies is enclosed as Annexure-B

Gender justice is an important commitment of the Government. The issue involved needs careful consideration on the basis of the consensus among all political parties before a Bill for amendment in the Constitution is brought before Parliament.

This information was given by the Minister of Law and Justice, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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ANNEXURE-A

 

Percentage of Women elected to both Houses of Parliament

Sl.  No.

Name of the House/State

% of Women MPs/MLAs

  1.  

Lok Sabha

14.94

 

  1.  

Rajya Sabha

14.05

 

 

 

ANNEXURE-B

 

Percentage of Women elected to the State Legislative Assemblies

Sl. No.

Name of State / Union territories

Year of Last General Election to Legislative Assembly

% of Seats won by Women

1.

Andhra Pradesh

2019

8.00

2.

Arunachal Pradesh

2019

5.00

3.

Assam

2021

4.76

4.

Bihar

2020

10.70

5.

Chhattisgarh

2018

14.44

6.

Goa

2022

7.50

7.

Gujarat

2017

7.14

8.

Haryana

2019

10.00

9.

Himachal Pradesh

2017

5.88

10.

Jammu and Kashmir

2014

2.30

11.

Jharkhand

2019

12.35

12.

Karnataka

2018

3.14

13.

Kerala

2021

7.86

14.

Madhya Pradesh

2018

9.13

15.

Maharashtra

2019

8.33

16.

Manipur

2022

8.33

17.

Meghalaya

2018

5.08

18.

Mizoram

2018

0

19.

Nagaland

2018

0

20.

Odisha

2019

8.90

21.

Punjab

2022

11.11

22.

Rajasthan

2018

12.00

23.

Sikkim

2019

9.38

24.

Tamil Nadu

2021

5.13

25.

Telangana

2018

5.04

26.

Tripura

2018

5.00

27.

Uttarakhand

2022

11.43

28.

Uttar Pradesh

2022

11.66

29.

West Bengal

2021

13.70

30.

NCT of Delhi

2020

11.43

31.

Puducherry

2021

3.33

 

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