National Panchayati Raj Day : 24 April

National Panchayati Raj Day, observed annually on April 24, commemorates the establishment of the Panchayati Raj System in India. The day commemorates the enactment of the 73rd Amendment Act, which established a three-tier system at the village, block, and district levels.

  • Idea of Panchayati rule –  Mahatma Gandhi,
  • Introduced in 1993 through the 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act, empowers local bodies (Gram Panchayats) to govern themselves and make decisions regarding their areas’ development.

Q: Which amendment act established the Panchayati Raj System in India?

A) 42nd Amendment Act
B) 73rd Amendment Act
C) 86th Amendment Act
D) 91st Amendment Act

Answer: B) 73rd Amendment Act

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