The Story of Indian Democracy

The Story of Indian Democracy

Question

Which one of the following statements is not correct with respect to the term of Panchayat?

  • Every Panchayat should have a fixed term of five year

  • The Governor of the State can increase the term of 5 years, but cannot reduce the term, under special circumstances.

  • If a Panchayat is dissolved before the expiry of its 5 years duration, election of such Panchayat must be held within a period of 6 months.

  • A Panchayat constituted after a midterm election shall have remainder of its usual term of five of years. It will not have a full term of five years.

Answer

B.

The Governor of the State can increase the term of 5 years, but cannot reduce the term, under special circumstances.

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