The Story of Indian Democracy

The Story of Indian Democracy


Expalin Panchayati Raj Institutions.


In India democratic decentralisation is known as Panchayati Raj System. It was introduced in 1959 and was linked with the major programme for rural development such as the Community Development Programme which was introduced in 1952. The three tier Panchayati Raj System aimed at ensuring peoples participation in the development programme. The Seventy-Third and the Seventy-Fourth Amendments have given more powers to the panchayats in rural areas.

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