Challenges before Panchayati Raj in Jammu and Kashmir
School of Social Science, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Bhat AH
School of Social Science, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya
Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: February 15, 2016; Accepted date: March 15, 2016; Published date: March 21, 2016
Citation: Bhat AH (2016) Challenges before Panchayati Raj in Jammu and Kashmir. Arts Social Sci J 7: 164. doi:10.4172/2151-6200.1000164
Copyright: © 2016 Bhat AH. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Panchayati Raj plays an important role at grass-root level in Indian democracy. In Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj was enacted in Act of 1989 before four years of Panchayati Raj Amendment Act of 73rd of Indian union in 1993. Under this Act the first Panchayat election was held after a gap of 12 years in 2001 was not successful due to armed conflict. Recently in 2011 Panchayat election was held in J&K is successful compared to last Panchayat Elections. In present study various challenges are discussed before Panchayati Raj in Jammu and Kashmir.