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

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Panchayati Raj and Rural Governance

One of the objectives of the 73rd Amendment was to give certainty, continuity and strength to the panchayats. The experiences of the functioning of the panchayats reveal that while elections have been held regularly, barring a few states the states, have been slow in devolving power to the panchayat bodies. What should be the future line of action for further deepening grass roots democracy to bring about socio-economic transformation in rural India?

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