The plight of the Indian women politicians is to be felt to be believed. They may be worshipped as Laxmi, Saraswati and Durga inside the house but the treatment meted out to them while on election campaigns is just atrocious.
A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Deepak Gupta sought the response of the poll panel and directed it to apprise whether the number of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) samples can be increased for the satisfaction of the electorate.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was appointed AICC general secretary of Eastern Uttar Pradesh on January 23 this year, marking her formal entry into politics. The party is hoping that the move will boost its prospects in the politically crucial state which sends 80 MPs to Lok Sabha.