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Editorial: Panchayati Raj – History, Importance, and way forward

By | April 24, 2020

Writer: Anurag Garg (Assistant Commissioner, State-Tax, Himachal Pradesh) Mahatma Gandhi had once said when Panchayati Raj is established, public opinion will do what violence can never do. The Panchayat Raj is the oldest system of local government. The word ‘Panchayat‘ is an amalgamation of two words where ‘Panch‘ means ‘five‘ and ‘Ayat‘ means ‘assembly‘ and… Read More »