Referring to the contribution of 15 women included in the Constituent Assembly, a nominated member in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday demanded from the government that, when the country is celebrating the nectar festival of independence, in such a situation, freedom movement, social Conferences, seminars should be organized on the contribution of these women in reform and international politics. He further said that the new generation will be able to get information about them.
Raising the issue during Zero Hour, MP Rakesh Sinha said, “The Universal Rights Declaration of the United Nations was changed on the request of Hansa Mehta. Freedom fighter Leela Ray was in jail for six years.
These 15 women were involved in the Constituent Assembly
Malti Choudhary, Kamala Choudhary, Vijay Lakshmi Pandit, Ammu Kutty Swaminathan, Purnia Banerjee, Durga Bai Deshmukh, Sucheta Kriplani all these names are important. Rajkumari Amrit Kaur was the Health Minister for ten years and was instrumental in the establishment of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
‘Important role in freedom struggle and politics’
He said that India is the only country in the world which had 15 women in its Constituent Assembly. He said, “The Government of India is celebrating the nectar festival of freedom. In such a situation, conferences, seminars should be organized on the contribution of these 15 women to the freedom movement, social reform and international politics. The world should know that women have played an important role in the Indian freedom struggle and in politics. The new generation should also know about it.
Chairman Venkaiah Naidu also appreciated
Terming it as a great suggestion, Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said that it should be looked into. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi said that he will bring this issue to the notice of the concerned minister.