National Panchayati Raj Day observed on 24th April
National Panchayati Raj Day is celebrated every year on 24th April by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj. Manmohan Singh declared the first National Panchayati Raj Day on 24th April 2010. This day marks the passing of Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992 that came into force with effect from 24 April 1993. The Constitution of India recognizes Panchayats as ‘Institutions of self-government’. It allows states to take steps to organize village panchayats.
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Topics: Constitution of India • Government • Government of India • Gram panchayat • Manmohan Singh • Ministry of Panchayati Raj • National Panchayati Raj Day • Panchayat • Panchayat samiti • Panchayati Raj • Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act