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Why more women voted for the BJP in 2022 elections | Analysis

By Rahul Verma

India Today

March 14, 2022

The story of women voting in India has added one more puzzle for social scientists to decipher. In the past decade, the research largely focused on the increasing voter registration among women and their higher turnout rate at polling booths. The combined effect of these two developments has been that in many parts of the country, the electoral weight of women voters is higher than men. In addition to these, women voters have also been making distinct preferences in vote choice.

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