Assertion (A): In India the proportion of women in Legislature has been very high.

Reason (R): The percentage of elected women members in Lok Sabha has crossed 10 percent of its total strength for the first time in 2009.

 

Answer:

So, the correct answer i s (d)

Explanation:

The proportion of women in the legislature has been deficient in India.

India is behind the averages for several developing countries in Africa and Latin America.

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  • Assertion: In India, the proportion of women in the Legislature has been very high. This is false.
  • Reason: The percentage of elected women members in Lok Sabha has crossed 10 percent of its total strength for the first time in 2009. Out of 543 seats, 58 women were elected. This is true.

So,

  • Assertion is false
  • Reasoning is true

Thus, the correct answer is (d).

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