Womanist Party of India

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Womanist Party of India (also called Bharatiya Streevadi Paksh), is a political party in India. Its core issue is the emancipation of women. The WPI was founded in Mumbai on October 31, 2003. The WPI president is Varsha Kale.[1] And the General Secretary is Avisha Kulkarni.

The party decided to call itself 'womanist' as they consider the word 'feminist' to carry an upper-class connotation in India.


  1. ^ "India's first all-woman party is here". Rediff. Mumbai. 1 November 2003. Retrieved 7 August 2015.

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