Steps Taken To Strengthen Local Government In 1992

Federalism of Class 10

Steps Taken To Strengthen Local Government In 1992

  • In 1992 the constitution was amended to make the three tier system of democracy (local government) more effective.
  • Constitutionally it has become mandatory to hold regular election to local bodies.
  • Seats are reserved for SC. ST and OBC.
  • One third of the seats are reserved for women.
  • An independent state election commission has been created in each state to conduct Panchayat and municipal elections in a free and fair manner.
  • State Government is required to share some power and revenue with local government.
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