Manmohan calls all-party meeting over Women's Bill

Last Updated: Mon, Mar 08, 2010 12:00 hrs

New Delhi: Following continuous adjournments of the Rajya Sabha, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday called an all-party meeting to work out modalities of passing a historic Women's Reservation Bill that was moved in the house earlier in the day.

Images: Women's Bill torn to shreds in Rajya Sabha

The meeting comes against the backdrop of severe opposition by members of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, Samajwadi Party and Lok Janshakti Party. The MPs from these parties forced five adjournments of the Rajya Sabha.

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