A Study on People's Participation in Gram Sabha and Rural Development in Gulbarga District of Karnataka State
International Indexed & Referred Research Journal, December, 2012, ISSN 0975-3486, RNI- RAJBIL- 2009/30097: VOL-IV, * ISSUE- 39
4 Pages Posted: 3 Nov 2016
Date Written: December 1, 2012
Gandhiji’s political philosophy which paved penchants prime position in building a new India based on gramswaraj paved the way for making panchayats effective instrument of grass root governance and participatory development. It is an undisputable part that decentralization is key to both healthy democracies for the socio-economic development of Indian society. This article seek to present the findings of an empirical study of people participation in gramsabha of Harugeri village a biggest panchayat of Karnataka state, for exploring the extent of peoples participation in gramsabha as a result of an implementation of section of 2 Karnataka state ZP, TP, GP and NP Act – 1993. This made provision for the people’s participation at grass root level for village development it also aims at making some suggestions for making participation of people affective in this institution of decentralize of rural governance. The study is an attempt to understand people participation in gramsabha for rural development and empowerment in all the villages of Gram Panchayat Harugeri.
Keywords: Democratic decentralization, Gramsabha, People’s participation, and Panchayat raj institution
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