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Lok Sabha Elections 2014: The State Of Women's Representation

LOK SABHA ELECTIONS 2014 The state of women's representation While women form 49% of the population, they constituted only 8% of all nominations. Percentage of women fielded by major parties lu. 20 Clearly, no major political 15 party is even close to the 15.89 10 10.91 much discussed 33% 10.86 9.22 8.14 4.1 Trinamool Bharatiya Samajwadi Party "Major parties contesting 40 or more seats. Congress Janata Party Indian Bahujan Samaj Party Aam Aadmi National Party Congress The Best & Worst Performing States Ratio of female candidates in the state to No. of Lok Sabha constituencies for the state LARGE STATES Chhattisgarh Maharashtra 1.55 Andhra Pradesh 0.14 1.45 Gujarat West Bengal Punjab 0.15 Jharkhand Tamil Nadu 1.45 0.33 1.28 0.69 Madhya Pradesh 1.14 Uttar Pradesh 0.61 large: More than 10 LS constituencies small states Assam 5.5 Arunachal Pradesh 0 Sikkim Haryana 3.5 Delhi 2.57 Nagaland Tripura 1.5 Mizoram Uttarakhand 0.6 Jammu&Kashmir 0.33 small: fewer than 10 LS constituencies NOTE: All data based on nominations/information in the public domain by 18th April, 2014 DATA SOURCES:•constituencies-in-14th-Lok-Sabha/1/41352.html Websites of key political parties W men'sweb for women who do

Lok Sabha Elections 2014: The State Of Women's Representation

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A concise infographic showing the participation of women candidates across political parties and states for the Indian Parliament elections (Lok Sabha) in 2014


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