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

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Women, Zilla Parishads and Panchayat Raj-Chandwad to Vitner

Vitner, remote village in Maharashtra's Jalgaon district, voted a women's panel in the gram panchayat elections and chose a woman as sarpanch. And Vitner's peasants went even beyond women's political power and took up the problem of women's economic rights. 127 families actually turned over legal property rights to women.

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