Panchayat Current Affairs, GK & News

Haryana Government postpones Panchayat Elections

On June 30, 2020, Haryana Government announced that due to COVID-19 crisis, the state government is cancelling Panchayat elections this year. The panchayat elections have been postponed to February 2021. Panchayati Raj Act According to the Panchayati Raj Act, the current Panchayat members of Haryana including the Sarpanch and Panches will continue to function till ..

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73rd Constitutional Amendment Act

April 24th was recently observed as National Panchayati Raj Day. The date commemorates the 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act coming into force. About the Act The 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act introduced the article 243 to Part IX of the Constitution. The act was passed in 1993 to give constitutional status to the Panchayati Raj Institutions in ..

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National Panchayati Raj Day

24th April is observed as the National Panchayati Raj Day or National Local Self Government Day. It marks the vesting of constitutional status on the Panchayati Raj institution. About the Day The National Panchayati Raj Day is observed on April 24th every year. It is also known as the Local Self Government Day. It was ..

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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 ..

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West Bengal Govt to amend Panchayati Act

The West Bengal Government has decided to amend the current Panchayat Act for better performance of 3-tier local bodies. According to the Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Mr. Subrata Mukherjee the present Act will be amended after the coming Panchayat Elections in the state.

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