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

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Women Legislators in UP

Background, Emergence and Role

Women Legislators in UP

This study attempts to analyse the background, role and involvement of women in politics in UP from the first election in 1952 to 1996. A majority of the women legislators, the study reveals, have a political family background, are educated and economically well-to-do. However, due to their low numerical strength, the women legislators' participation in discussions and assembly proceedings has been low.

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