Which among the following committee was appointed by the government of India in 1986 to revitalize panchayati raj institutions for democracy and development ?
[B]G.V.K. Rao Committee
[C]Ashok Mehta Committee
[D]The Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
L.M.Singhvi Committee was formed by the government to study the Panchayatiraj. The Gram Sabha was considered as the base of a decentralized democracy, and PRIs viewed as institutions of self-governance which would actually facilitate the participation of the people in the process of planning and development. Its salient recommendations are as follows: Local self-government should be constitutionally recognized, protected and preserved by the inclusion of new chapter in the Constitution non-involvement of political parties in Panchayat elections.