ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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KARNATAKA- Zilla Parishad Elections

KARNATAKA Zilla Parishad Elections Janaki Nair KARNATAKA chief minister Ramakrishna Hegde, who consistently and for long has publicly articulated the need for the devolution of more power to the states has conclusively shown that he meant business about the devolution of power within the state. Toothless Panchayati Raj institutions have been given a fresh lease of life through Kamataka's new Act granting them wide ranging powers and the necessary finances to carry through the programmes of rural development. Towards this, the first stage of holding elections to the state's Zilla Parishads has just concluded.

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