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Shaina NC: Women must go beyond tokenism in Indian politics

Shaina NC believes times are changing for women in Indian politics

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Women in Indian politics are finally having their moment, the spokesperson for the BJP in Maharashtra has said. Shaina NC, who was holidaying in London recently, told Eastern Eye that there were a number of prominent women in Narendra Modi’s government, but it was important not to limit themselves to being mere tokens. The mother of two, who started her career as fashion designer at the age of 18, has been campaigning for at least 33 per cent of seats in parliament to be filled by women. Currently the Lok Sabha – the lower house in the Indian parliament– only…

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