India Matters: Ticket to nowhere (Aired: September 2004)
PUBLISHED ON: May 17, 2013 | Duration: 22 min, 24 sec
In politically influential Uttar Pradesh, a handful of women have risen to power, often amid controversy. Yet, chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav opposes reservation for women in the Assembly and Parliament. Shikha Trivedy looks at how political power may not always equal empowerment.