Article 243A Gram Sabha
A Gram Sabha may exercise such powers and perform such functions at the village level as the Legislature of a State may, by law, provide.
What is Article 243A of Indian Constitution
- This article emphasizes the importance of Gram Sabhas, which are village assemblies consisting of residents, in rural local self-governance. Gram Sabhas are essential for planning and implementing economic development and social justice programs at the grassroots level. They also play a role in conducting social audits to ensure transparency and accountability in local governance.
- Article 243A is part of the provisions related to Panchayats in the Indian Constitution, highlighting the significance of community participation in rural development and governance.