SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-2

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    Consider the following with reference to 73rd Constitution Amendment with respect to Panchayat Raj:

    A)  Direct elections of members at all levels.

    B)  Direct elections of chairpersons at the village level.

    C)  Indirect election of chairpersons at the intermediate levels and district levels.

    D)  Mandatory provision for holding elections.

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] In 1993, the 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act was passed that gave a Constitutional status to the Panchayati Raj institutions. According to this an election to constitute a Panchayat shall be completed- [a] before the expiry of its duration specified [b] before the expiration of a period of six months from the date of its dissolution; Provided that where the remainder of the period for which the dissolved Panchayat would have continued is less than six months, it shall not be necessary to hold any election under this clause for constituting the Panchayat for such period.

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