ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Making of a Panchayat Election

Bihar

Apart from organising the electoral process, the state government has done little to facilitate broader democratic goals through the panchayat elections in the state. The political parties are equally apathetic towards promoting this objective. But the involvement of a large number of people's organisations in the broader election process has made a 'non-political' election into one which has distinct political dimensions because of the presence of the poor and the issues they are raising.



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