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Lok Sabha election results 2019: Record number of women set to enter parliament

Updated : May 27, 2019 07:18 AM IST

With most of the counting complete, 78 of the 542 seats in the lower house of parliament were on course to go to women candidates - a record high in India.
India was one of the first countries to have a female leader, but more than five decades after Indira Gandhi became prime minister, women's participation in politics remains stubbornly low.
Lok Sabha election results 2019: Record number of women set to enter parliament

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