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Panchayati Raj question-answer set-2

1. Who advocated panchayat raj as the foundation of India’s political system?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

2. The members of the Panchayat are?
Answer: the electorates of the respective territorial constituencies

3. In India, decentralized form of government where villages are responsible for its own affairs is found in
Answer: Panchayati Raj system of local government.

4. What does Gram Swaraj mean?
Answer: Village self-governance

5. When the Panchayati Raj in India was introduced?
Answer: 1992, by constitutional amendment

6. Panchayati Raj system in India is based upon the
Answer: Panchayat system of South Asia.

7. Who many levels Panchayati Raj System has?
Answer: Three levels

8. What is the scope of gram panchayat?
Answer: At Village level

9. The scope of Mandal Parisad or Block Samiti or Panchayat Samiti is at
Answer: Block level

10. The scope of zila parisad is at
Answer: District level

11. When Panchayati Raj system was formalized?
Answer: 1992 by the 73rd amendment to the Indian Constitution

12. What are the three levels of Panchayati Raj?
Answer: A) Gram Panchayat  B) Mandal Parisad or Block Samiti or Panchayat Samiti and  C) Zila Parisad

13. The Balwant Rai Mehata Committee (Estd. 1957) is associated with
Answer: Panchayati Raj

14. The Balwant Rai Committee was headed by
Answer: MP Balwantrai Mehta

15. Who is considered as the ‘Architect of Ranchayati Raj’?
Answer: Balwantrai Mehta

16. Balwantrai Mehta is considered as the ‘Architect of Panchayati Raj’ due to
Answer: His contribution towards democratic decentralization

17. Which committee recommended the establishment of Panchayati Raj?
Answer: Balwant Rai Committee

18. Democratic decentralization is also known as
Answer: Panchayati Raj

19. Our Panchayati Raj system is a
Answer: 3-tier system (Gram Panchayat at the village level, Panchayat Samiti at the block level, and Zila Parishad at the district leve)

20. Which is the first state in India to adopt Panchayati Raj System?
Answer: Rajasthan ( in Nagaur district on 2nd Oct 1959)

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