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Participation of Women in Panchayati Raj Institutions: A Sociological Study of Haryana, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1 M.D. University, Rohtak, Haryana, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 2, Issue (12), Pages 47-50, December,14 (2013)


The present study “Participation of Women in Panchayati Raj Institutions” conducted on the sample of 50 women respondents from village Anwali District Sonipat, Haryana, India. Stratified sampling technique was adopted for selecting the sample from different wards of the village. Interview Schedule was used to collect primary data from the respondents. Analysis revealed that the awareness and constitutional knowledge of women was not satisfactory. Participation level of women in Gram Panchayats only limited, only to remain as voter. Some of the women respondents even do not know the functioning of Gram Panchayat. In Gram Panchayat election their husband and family decided that to whom that have to give vote, women do not have their own choice.


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