While the number of female candidates has increased by over 15,247, the number of male candidates has decreased by around 20,000.
We are going to focus on five issues – agrarian distress, remunerative prices to the farmers, unemployment relief for educated unemployed youth and we want a law which would ensure no liquor vend can be opened unless women of that gram sabha approve of it, said Yogendra Yadav.
NCP president Sharad Pawar declared that the party will give more tickets to young and women leaders in the Assembly elections.
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National parties like BJP and Congress fail to field women candidates from the state’s 13 constituencies. Congress has fielded only one woman with Preneet Kaur from Patiala and the BJP has not fielded even a single woman from Punjab.
A report by the Association for Democratic Reforms states, 20 candidates have declared cases related to crime against women including two candidates who have rape cases declared against them.
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