ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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A Silent Revolution

Women Voters in Indian Democracy

An analysis of the political participation of women by comparing the turnout of women voters to men in all the state elections from 1962 till 2012 reveals a steady and sharp decline in the gender bias in voting over time. This phenomenon is seen across all the states, including the traditionally "backward" states of north India.



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