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Special Articles Social Composition of Panchayati Raj

A study of the legal framework of Panchayati Raj institutions gives only a partial picture of them. In order to understand political reality one has to study the men who direct these institu-tions.This paper examines the social characteristics of political executives of Panchayati Raj institu-tions in Andhra. An attempt is made to throw light on their social origins, educational levels and economic status

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