ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Undermining Panchayati Raj Institutions in Gujarat

This article argues that the panchayati raj institutions in Gujarat are being undermined by the state government. The failure to evolve financial devolution to fund the PRIs is making them financially dependent on the state government. Further, the Samras Gram Yojana, which encourages consensus candidates without elections plays into the hands of traditional dominant castes' power.



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