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

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Karnataka and the Women's Reservation Bill

Karnataka has one of the longest histories of a reservations policy in India, going back to the late 19th century. Karnataka was also one of the first states to begin the revival of panchayati raj in the 1980s and implement women's reservations within it. Contemporary debates over the 81st Amendment Bill would be enriched by investigating these histories more deeply.

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