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Panchayat form of Government: Governance through local bodies

The Panchayat form of governance was practiced at the village level for several years after independence but the 73rd amendment made in the constitution gave the constitutional status to this system, to highlight the importance and need of decentralization. Before this amendment the Panchayats had a vague institutional character. There was no procedure for their… Read More »