Ensure participation of women in gram sabhas: Minister Shri Patel

Sabla Mahila Sabhas on March 8 and Priyadarshini Mahila Sabhas on November 19
Bhopal, March 2, 2019 (Ataullah Faizan): Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Shri Kamleshwar Patel has said that while Sabla Mahila Sabhas will be held on March 8, Priyadarishini Mahila Sabhas will be held on November 19. The state government has taken this decision in line with its promise made in the manifesto to increase the participation of women in village development.
Minister Shri Patel has directed the departmental team to ensure maximum attendance of women in the Sabla Mahila Sabhas. For this the gram panchayat secretary and other teams should establish door-to-door contact with women to inspire them to participate in gram sabhas. He said that gram panchayats are the first step to democratic system in which public participation is most essential.