Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir unit of BJP on Friday
demanded 50 per cent reservation for women in the upcoming
municipal elections in Jammu and Kashmir.
"We demand 50 per cent reservation for women in the
forthcoming elections to the state municipal corporations,
councils, committees and other local bodies," BJP state
president Shamsher Singh Manhas said today.
Manhas also said that BJP is the only political party
which has already given 33 per cent reservation to women
within the organisational structure.
Endorsing the BJP`s demand, BJP `Prabhari` for Jammu and
Kashmir Jagdish Mukhi, who was on day long tour to Jammu, said
that the reservation has already been declared in respect of
Mumbai and Delhi corporations.
He also reiterated the party`s demand to implement 73rd
and 74th amendments of the Constitution before holding the
municipal elections in the state.