States that have fixed minimum educational qualifications in Panchayat Polls
Currently (September 2015), which of the following states have fixed minimum educational qualifications for those contesting panchayat polls? 1. Rajasthan 2. Madhya Pradesh 3. Haryana Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
Only 1 & 3
After Rajasthan, Haryana has become the second BJP-ruled State to fix minimum educational qualifications for those contesting panchayat polls, thus excluding a vast swathe of the poor and socially disadvantaged from aspiring to becoming members of local bodies.