ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Decay of Gram Panchayats in Bihar

Indu Bharti Bihar was the first state in the country to introduce panchayati raj in 1948. However, elections to gram panchayats have not been held in the state since 1978. A number of other factors and developments have also been responsible for reducing panchayati raj in Bihar to a completely defunct state.

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