Actor Umashree, who is a member of the Congress, has said that the party should give due representation to women in the Legislative Assembly.

Speaking to presspersons on the sidelines of a function here on Wednesday, Ms. Umashree said that the Congress should be more liberal in issuing party ticket to women.

It should set at least one seat for a woman in each district and make sure that not less than 30 women candidates were in the fray, she said.

Ms. Umashree said she was interested in contesting elections from Teradal Assembly constituency in Bagalkot district. She said she was confident of being nominated.


Ms. Umashree said there was confusion over issuing party ticket to women. The actor urged senior party leaders to resolve the confusion and give maximum representation to women.