Bihar: Women power

Women as agents of change

Print edition : November 13, 2015

Elected women representatives on the village road constructed under their supervision in Lagma panchayat in Sitamarhi district. Photo: Venkitesh Ramakrishnan

Women queueing up to cast their vote in Samastipur district on October 12. Photo: REUTERS

Women’s empowerment in Bihar gets a fillip thanks to the Nitish Kumar government’s Pahel project, which educates elected women representatives of panchayati raj institutions about their rights and responsibilities.
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