Here are some of the facts before we start with the questions and answers:
-India ranks 20th from the bottom in terms of representation of women in Parliament.
-The religion-based politics ideology have always challenged secular forces in Indian society.
NCERT Class 10 Social Science Civics Chapter 4, ‘Gender, Religion and Caste’ explains the reasons for social differences between gender and politics, religion-communalism and politics & caste and politics.
In addition to the Gender Religion and Caste - Class 10 NCERT questions and answers provided below, refer to the tutorial video of Prof. Vipin Joshi on link provided here for an amazing learning experience and understanding of the topic https://youtu.be/CCUgyMDv5Hs