The Chairman of this committee was Balwantrai G Mehta. The committee submitted its report in November 24th and recommended the establishment of the. i Committee Recommendations of Balwant Rai Mehta was a committee appointed by the Government of India in January to . and the subject was also dealt with in its th Report by the Law Commission of India. Project Abstract The Balwant Rai Mehta Committee was the benchmark in the . Under section 2, the report further recommended that at the block level.

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The Balwant Rai Mehta Committee was a committee appointed by the Government of India in January 16, to examine the working of the Community Development Programme ,Oct 2nd and the National Extension Service Oct 2nd and to suggest measures for their better working.

The Chairman of this committee was Balwantrai G Mehta. The committee submitted its report in November 24th and recommended the establishment of the scheme of ‘democratic decentralisation’ which finally came to be known as Panchayati Raj. The main aim of Panchayat raj system is repott settle the local problems locally and to make the people politically conscious. Recommendations The specific recommendations of the committee are: Establishment of a 3-tier Panchayati Raj system – Gram Panchayat at the village level, Panchayat Samiti at the block level, and District Parishad at the district level.

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These tiers should be organically linked through a device of indirect elections. The main purpose of this division is to simplify and to de Local self-government in India refers to governmental jurisdictions below the level of the state. India is a federal republic with three spheres of government: The 73rd and 74th constitutional amendments give recognition and protection to local governments and in addition each state has its own local government legislation.

Urban localities, covered in the 74th amendment to the Constitution,[2] have Nagar Palika but derive their powers from the individual state governments, while the powers of rural localities have been formalized under the panchayati raj system, under the 73rd amendment to the Constitution.

As of summerthere are a total oflocal government bodies of whichare rural and 4, urban. Of the rural local governments, are zila parishad at the district level, 6, Muhamma Panchayat office, Kerala In India, the Panchayati Raj generally refers to the system of local self-government in India introduced by a constitutional amendment inalthough it is based upon the traditional panchayat system of South Asia.

This Panchayati Raj system was formalized infollowing a study conducted by a number of Indian committees on various ways of implementing more decentralized administration.

The system has three levels: Balwant is a given name. Notable people with the name include: The Government of India has appointed a number of committees, Parliamentary committees The Parliamentary committees are established to study and deal with various matters that cannot be directly handled by the legislature due to their volume.

They also monitor the functioning of the executive branch. The former are elected or appointed periodically and they work on a continuous basis.

The latter are created on an ad hoc basis as the need arises and they are dissolved after they complete the task assigned to them. It is a permanent and regular committee which is constituted from time to time according to the provisions of an Act of Parliament or Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business. The work done by the Indian Parliament is not only voluminous but also of a complex nature, hence a good deal of its wo He participated in Indian independence movement and later hold various public offices.

He is considered as the ‘Architect of Panchayati Raj ‘ due to his contributions towards democratic decentralisation. He studied up to B. A classes but refused to take the degree from the foreign government. He participated in Indian independence movement. He joined the national movement of non-co-operation in He founded Bhavanagar Praja Mandal in for carrying on the freedom movement in that state.


He participated in the Civil Disobedience movement from to He also participated in Bardoli Satyagraha. He was sentenced for three years imprisonment in Quit India Movement of He spent total seven years in prison during British Raj. On Mahatma Gandhi’s sugge De facto he was carrying out the duties of Pradhan Prime Ministeras most of the time the post of Pradhan was either not filled or their powers were diluted. Inhe was formally appointed as Pradhan. During his tenure as Pradhan, Rai Pannalal Mehta was instrumental in conceiving and promoting various reforms and public interest projects: The Separation of judiciary from executive and the publication of the first regular Gazette cum Journal.

Land and fiscal reforms and introduction of financial budget. InLord Dufferin, then Viceroy of India, It is a system of local government which forms the last level from the Centre. Further, each village was divided into several wards known as mandalams Tamil: They used the Pot-ticket system of election Kudavolai Murai Tamil: Later came the British rule in India in which the centralisation of governance was e The Nehru—Gandhi family is an Indian political family that has occupied a prominent place in the politics of India.

The involvement of the family has traditionally revolved around the Indian National Congress, as various members have traditionally led the party. Three members of the family—Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, and Rajiv Gandhi have served as the Prime Minister of India, while several others have been members of the parliament. The Guardian wrote in “The Nehru Gandhi brand has no peer in the world — a member of the family has been in charge of India for 40 of the 60 years since independence.

The allure of India’s first family blends the right to rule of British monarchy with the tragic glamour of America’s Kennedy clan.

Following India’s independence from Great Britain inits members served as the nation’s first Parliament. An idea for a Constituent Assembly was proposed in by M. Roy, a pioneer of the Communist movement in India and an advocate of radical democracy. It became an official demand of the Indian National Congress inC.

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Rajagopalachari voiced the demand for a Constituent Assembly on 15 November based on adult franchise, and was accepted by the British in August This offer, known as the August Offer, included giving full weight to minority opinions and allowing Indians to draft their own constitution.

Under the Cabinet Mission Plan ofelections were held for the first time for the Constituent Assembly. He was the first leader of the Indian Independence Movement. The British colonial authorities called him “The father of the Indian unrest. He is known for his quote in Marathi: Chidambaram Pillai and Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

Early life Tilak was born in a Marathi Chitpavan Brahmin family in Ratnagiri as Keshav Gangadhar Tilak, in the headquarters of the eponymous district of present-day Maharashtra then Bri Raj Narain 15 March — 31 December was an Indian freedom fighter and politician.

He won in a famous electoral malpractice case against the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, which led to her disqualification and imposition of Emergency in India in He was from the Royal bhumihar family of Varanasi and directly associated with the family of Maharaja Chet Singh and Maharaja Balwant Singh, who were kings of Varanasi, over a century back.

He was educated at Banaras Hindu University, and did M. Activities during India’s Freedom Movement A Political and Social worker he organized a school for adults, a girls school, a study centre and a labour organization and became member of Congress Socialist Party, inand National Committee of Studen Bhagat Singh Punjabi pronunciation: He is often referred to as Shaheed Bhagat Singh, the word “Shaheed” meaning “martyr” in a number of Indian languages.


In DecemberBhagat Singh and an associate, Shivaram Rajguru, fatally shot a year-old British police officer, John Saunders, in Lahore, British India, mistaking Saunders, who was still on probation, for the British police superintendent, James Scott, whom they had intended to assassinate.

They believed Scott was responsible for the death of popular Indian nationalist leader Lala Lajpat Rai, by having ordered a lathi charge in which Rai was injured, and, two weeks after which, died of a heart attack.

Saunders was felled by a single shot from Rajguru, a marksman. He was then shot several times by Balwanr, the postmortem report showing eight bullet wounds.

Another associate of Si It is the oldest system of local government in South Asia, and historical mentions date to the c. Traditionally panchayats consisted of wise and respected elders chosen and accepted by the local community.

However, there were varying forms of such assemblies. Traditionally, these assemblies settled disputes between commitee and between villages. The leader of the panchayat was often called the mukhiya,sarpanch or pradhan, an elected or generally acknowledged position. The modern panchayati raj of India and its gram panchayats are not to be confused with either the traditional system nor with the extra-constitutional khap panchayats or caste panchayats found in repotr of northern India.

Kerala, a state lying in the south-west part of India, has a long tradition of local governance. Before independence the three different regions in Kerala had been under different administrative systems.

The northern region, reaching up fommittee the present day district of Thrissur constituted the Malabar district of Madras Presidency.

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The evolution of local bodies in northern Kerala was determined by legislation in the Madras Presidency, coommittee run parallel to Bengal. The central and the southern Kerala had not been under direct British rule.

There existed two princely states, the State of Travancore in the southern part and the State of Cochin in the central region. In after the state reorganisation, the modem State of Kerala came into existence. In a uniform system of local governments was established covering the three regions as a consequence of the enactment of the Kerala Panchayat Act and the Kerala Nalwant Act. In Madras province, as in the rest of British Tai, local self-governments were The Lok Sabha is the lower house of the Parliament of India.

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