Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2018)
Women Empowerment through Participation in Panchayati raj institutions
Author(s): Dr. Renuka Choudhary
Abstract: Women represent almost half population of country. The constitution of India has given equal voting power to man and women to establish gender equality in democracy. But even after the so many years of democracy in country, Indian politics does not have much participation of women in political parties. This paper aims to explain the importance of women role in political participation in India with special reference to Panchayati Raj. This paper explores the existing literature on women participation in Panchayati Raj from various reports, news, articles, and research paper. Funding of this paper highlights the role of political participation in empowered in terms of gender equality, social welfare, rural development and overall development of women capabilities in decision making.