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Women members suggest poll reforms

Elected women representatives of panchayats interacting with Rajasthan Assembly Speaker C.P. Joshi (right) in Jaipur.

Elected women representatives in Rajasthan have suggested major reforms in the process for allotment of symbols, counting of votes, setting up of polling booths and allotment of time for campaign by the candidates ahead of the Panchayati Raj elections in the State.

The women leaders also demanded financial autonomy for panchayat bodies.

On empowerment

Taking part in a dialogue on empowerment of women panchayat members here over the week-end, the representatives said the election symbols should be allotted at least 10 days before polling ...

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