Panchayati Raj: Definition & Levels


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The _____ tiers of the Panchayati Raj self government is the middle size, or block level form.

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1. Why did use of Panchayati Raj in India decline in the 1800s?

2. Why did the first prime minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, advocate for the return to Panchayati Raj?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Taking this quiz is an easy way to find out how much you know about the Panchayati Raj system, such as which tier is the middle level. You can use this quiz and worksheet either before or after you've studied the related lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Tiers of the Panchayati Raj self government
  • Why use of Panchayati Raj in India declined during the 1800s
  • Reason Jawaharlal Nehru advocated for the return to Panchayati Raj
  • Way of ensuring people are fairly represented at the Panchayat Samitis level
  • Levels of the modern-day Panchayati Raj

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use what you've learned to make connections between Panchayati Raj in India and the political climate of the 1800s
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the first prime minister of India advocating for the return to Panchayati Raj and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about levels of the modern-day Panchayati Raj

Additional Learning

Strengthen your knowledge of this system by reviewing the lesson titled Panchayati Raj: Definition & Levels. Here are a few examples of what the lesson covers:

  • Where Panchayati Raj is found
  • A famous proponent of Panchayati Raj
  • Why the Balwant Rai Mehta Committee was established
  • How the Panchayati Raj system was formalized