A panel discussion on the topic “Women Reservation in Urban Local Bodies: Issues and Challenges in Nagaland” was held in Dimapur Government College on 29.04.2022. It was organised by the department of History and the department of Political Science in collaboration with Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) DGC. The keynote address was given by Shri. Temjen Imna Along, the Minister of Higher and Technical Education and Tribal Affairs, Government of Nagaland.
The Panellists for the event were Kavili Jakhalu, former Principal DGC; Bano Haralu, Social Activist and Member, Governing Board of the North East Network and Consultant, Wildlife Conservation Society and W. Rainbow Ngullie, Central Govt. Standing Council Panel Lawyer, Enforcement Directorate.
In what was a thorough and lively discussion on the issue of 33% women’s reservation in urban local bodies (ULB), and in general, the position of women in Naga society, the panel discussion concluded with a unanimous understanding that women reservation in ULBs was necessary. Various organisations including GBs, Administrator DMC, student bodies and civil society bodies attended the program.
The discussion was chaired Meripeni Ngullie, Associate Professor & Head, department of History and moderated by A. Moamongla Aier, Associate Professor, department of Political Science.
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