TMC MP Sushmita Dev only woman in 31-member parliamentary panel examining bill to raise marriage age of women

During the winter session of the Parliament, the said Bill piloted by the Women and Child Development Ministry was introduced in the Lok Sabha and amidst massive protest by the opposition.
Trinamool Congress MP Sushmita Dev
Trinamool Congress MP Sushmita Dev

The 31-member strong parliamentary panel tasked with examining the Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill 2021, which seeks to raise the legal age of women to marry from 18 years to 21 years, has only one woman.

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