Question of The Day20-03-2023

Panchayati Raj Subject falls under which List of the Constitution?


Correct Answer : b ) State List

Explanation :

‘Panchayat’, being “Local government”, is a state subject and part of the State list of Seventh Schedule of Constitution of India.

Clause (3) of Article 243D of the Constitution ensures participation of women in Panchayati Raj Institutions by mandating not less than one- third reservation for women out of the total number of seats to be filled by direct election and number of offices of chairpersons of Panchayats.

As per the information available with the Ministry, 20 States have made provision for 50% reservation for women in Panchayati Raj Institutions in their respective State Panchayati Raj Acts.

Hence, (b) is the correct answer.



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