Women leaders in Karnataka call out gender discrimination

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra announced the ‘Gruha Lakshmi’ scheme, a promise to give Rs2,000 per month to every woman head of a household, in poll-bound Karnataka. The Congress said it was a guarantee to help women bear the “burden of inflation” imposed by the BJP government.

The announcement has created ripples in political circles, with the BJP rushing in to advertise its “women-oriented” schemes in newspapers and hinting at a separate women’s budget and a poll manifesto. 

Read more at: https://www.theweek.in/theweek/statescan/2023/01/21/women-leaders-discriminatory-treatment-in-karnataka.html

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