The DMK will conduct a women’s rights conference in Chennai on October 14 This ”Magalir Urimai Manadu” is being organized by the women’s wing of the DMK headed by MP and party’s deputy general secretary K.Kanimozhi.
The conference will be chaired by Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin and will press the central government for the immediate implementation of 33 % reservation for women in Parliament and State Assemblies.
Many leaders like Congress leader Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi, Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Supriya Sule, Subhashini Ali etc are expected to attend the conference.
Kanimozhi stated that it was her father late Karunanidhi, who provided reservation for women in government jobs and in local body elections. He also saw to it that women got equal rights in family properties.
The TN CM is initiating incentives for women like free travel passes for women and also appointing women as temple priests etc.