“The Congress has a progressive tradition of giving important responsibilities to women in politics at all levels. Women leaders of Congress have held top posts like Prime Minister, President, Speaker, Governors, Chief Ministers, ministers, and other important positions. Taking ahead this glorious tradition, we shall now appoint a woman Working President in each of the 60 District Congress Committees (DCCs) in the state,” mentioned state Congress President Nana Patole.
The transfer on Makar Sakaranti day follows the choice by Priyanka Gandhi to give 40 per cent illustration to women candidates in the upcoming Assembly elections along with her slogan “Ladki Hoon, Lad Sakti Hoon”.
Patole added that the occasion has all the time revered women, given them equal alternatives and this measure would give a extra lively political participation to women in the state/
“It was during the Congress government that the revolutionary decision to reserve 50 per cent seats for women in local bodies elections and other landmark developments came,” he mentioned.
Even now, Priyanka Gandhi has set a brand new commonplace with 40 per cent illustration to women candidates for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls which is a significant step in direction of the empowerment of the women, he mentioned.
Though there are solely 36 administrative districts in the state, the occasion has a complete of 60 DCCs together with 4 in Mumbai, three in Pune, two in Nanded, Parbhani, and so forth, mentioned a spokesperson.