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What is the constitution of Gram sabha and duties and rights of Gramsabha?

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Asked by BABASAHEB ANDHARE, 01 Oct '12 07:20 am
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Article 243 (A) of the Constitution of India inserted by 73rd Constitutional amendment act describes the composition of Gram Sabha and According to this Article, Gram Sabha is the body consisting of all persons registered in the electoral rolls of a Gram Panchayat. The Article 243D also states that a Gram Sabha possesses all the powers endowed on it by various Acts and Rules issued by the State Government. Thus the 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendment Acts have provided an opportunity for the persons registered as voters in the village to directly participate in the decision making process. Gram Sabhas/Ward Sabhas are the foundations to the decentralized democratic system and play a crucial role in ensuring a transparent and accountable administration by Gram panchayat. It can be said that the Gramsabha acts as a watch dog in the interest of village communities by monitoring the functioning of gram Panchayat. While the elected representatives like MPs in Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha MLAs i ...more
Answered by LIPSIKA, 01 Oct '12 07:22 am

 
  
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Article 243 (A) of the Constitution of India inserted by 73rd Constitutional amendment act describes the composition of Gram Sabha
Answered by anantharaman, 01 Oct '12 11:29 am

 
  
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