ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Bihar : New Panchayats and Subaltern Resurgence

The panchayat elections have seen the decisive emergence of the lower backward castes. Their presence in the power structure as 'mukhias' and zilla parishad chairmen indicates that new social and political equations are emerging at the local level.



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