Political Science
Chapter 1 Class 7 Political Science - Democracy

What is a village panchayat?



Answer by student

  • A village panchayat is a local self-government at the village level.

  • It is composed of elected representatives of the villagers called panchs and a president called sarpanch.

  • A village panchayat is an example of a democratic institution because it is based on the principles of equality and freedom.

  • It is responsible for managing the affairs of the village, such as providing basic amenities, resolving disputes, implementing schemes, etc.
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