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India's 10 most powerful female politicians

Raj Singh [ Updated 14 May 2014, 17:44:20 ]
India's 10 most powerful female politicians
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New Delhi, Mar 8: Politics for long has been a bastion of males and it’s not very easy for any woman to make her presence felt in Indian political arena.



In a country like India, it becomes even more difficult for a female politician as caste, creed and religion play decisive role in Indian politics.

It’s true that most of the successful women politicians in this country owe their success to their family’s political background; nevertheless, nobody can deny them the credit for putting in hard work and displaying requisite acumen for not only surviving but carving a separate niche for themselves.

Modern India has witnessed emergence of many such female politicians. Let’s have a look at 10 such outstanding female politicians of India who have broken the tradition myths and proved that a female can be as good a politician as a male.




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