Panchayati Raj Institutions: Issues and Challenges

Newly-formed Panchayats get HC Axe


  1. Kerala High Court quashed the notifications creating new panchayats by carving out parts of existing villages without notification by the Governor.
  2. According to Article 243 (g) of the Constitution, a village can come into existence only after a notification by the Governor.
  3. No panchayat can be formed without first conferring the status of a village to an area where the panchayat is to be formed.

Leave a Reply

Please Login to comment
  Subscribe  
Notify of