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

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Local 'Self' Government and the Constitution

In a parliamentary system of government, urban and rural local bodies derive their powers, functions and responsibilities from the sate government legislations. This concept of a local self-government, or rather, local government, paves the way for a proper delineation of functions and powers of the latter, for the smooth flow of funds from state governments and also ensure community involvement in activities. It will thus help strengthen local bodies at the lowest level, rejuvenating a system that has lain dormant for two centuries.

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