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Riding on Bicycle wave…the women factor

Riding on Bicycle wave…

Riding on Bicycle wave...

Apart from the development plank, the other significant factor for the thumping victory of Nitish has been, the women empowerment and bicycle scheme as large number of woman voters voted as segment cutting across all the barriers. They came out of their house and voted for him.  Women this time around have voted in chunk and the reservation for them in Panchayat polls and the bicycle scheme has done wonders. Girls and woman are feeling much secured, now women feel secured and parents also are coming forward and encouraging the girl child. Its a common site in villages, girl students going to schools in bicycles in a flock.

The situation at cities are no different with parents shredding off the fear and encouraging girl child to study in Patna or for the matter from their villages to nearest towns.

For the first time the number of women legislators have crossed 30 seats and the female voters numbers have increased considerably, with 2,54,66,216 women electors coming out to vote.

Total Number of Electors:5,51,03,552

Male Votes: 2, 96, 37, 336

Female Votes: 2,54,66,216

Woman legislators in respective elections

Year Total Muslims
2010 33 2
2005 25 0
2000 15 0
1995 12 0
1990 13 0
1985 15 1
1980 13 1
1977 13 0
1972 13 2
1969 4 0
1967 10 0
1962 25 1
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