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

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Panchayati Raj at Crossroads

This paper studies the concepts of panchayati raj, examines the inadequacies of these concepts and the potential of panchayati raj in our economic-political system. lt analyses the experiences of panchayati raj in different states and draws lessons from these experiences, ft then critically examines the 64th Constitutional Amendment Bill and makes some inferences about the implications of strengthening panchayati raj in the country.

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