Wives of Officials Not to Contest Election? — Dr (Mrs) T Francis

[In response to the restriction on the wives of officials contesting the elections. Dr (Mrs T) Francis, who was elected from the Ernakulam constituency to represent women, objected strongly to this. Proceedings of the Cochin Legislative Council, 8 February 1947, pp 475-76. Dr Mrs T Francis was a passionate advocate for women’s rights in the Cochin Legislative Council, though sadly enough we do not know much about her. ] Continue reading “Wives of Officials Not to Contest Election? — Dr (Mrs) T Francis”