ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Asia s Lesson Is to Beef Up the Image

Dal should clarify for itself, and for all women, what its relationship with the Indian women's movement, with which it should definitely have a relationship, is to be. There is one tendency that the Mahila Dal will have to guard against most vigilantly and that is for the party to be turned into an elitist one with the well-off, middle class, well-educated women monopolising leadership positions in it and made candidates to fight the elections. The Mahila Dal will need to watch out and ensure that it does not put up candidates who will serve only as proxies for men.

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