PART IX

THE PANCHAYATS

ARTICLE

243. Definitions.

243A. Gram Sabha

243B. Constitution of Panchayats.

243C. Composition of panchayats.

243D. Reservation of seats.

243E. Duration of Panchayats etc

243F. Disqualifications for membership.

243G. Powers authority and responsibilities of Panchayats.

243H. Powers to impose taxes by, and funds of, the Panchayats.

243I. Constitution of finance Commissions to review financial position.

243J. Audit of accounts of Panchayats.

243K. Elections to the Panchayats.

243L. Application to Union territories.

243M. Part not to apply to certain areas.

243N. Continuance of existing laws and Panchayats.

243O. Bar to interference by courts in electoral matters.