CHAPTER 6 : COMPOSITION OF VILLAGE ADMINISTRATION
shall be Gram Sabha in every village composed of all the registered voters
in the village above the age of 18 years. All powers are vested in Gram
Sabha will be permanent with correction of voters list of time to time.
shall be Gram Nyay punch in every village.
Sabha will meet every month. But Gram sabha can be convened at any time
with the notice of three days by giving in writing by the 5% registered
year at the particular meeting of Gram Sabha, each registered voter of
Gram Sabha will suggest at least one name by secret ballot for the post of
(i) Surpanch (ii) Gram Pratinidhi (iii) Nyay punch pramukh by writing in a
special suggestion ballot paper for each particular post.
person getting highest vote in the suggestion ballot for a particular post
shall be requested to hold the post and if he agrees, his name will be
announced for the approval of the Gram Sabha and any objections is to be
presented by any person it will be invited. If no bonafide objections are
obtained, that person will be declared as elected for that particular
post. Subject to the condition that he fulfills the qualification for that
person getting the highest vote for any particular post is not willing to
accept that post but he is willing to accept another post, all the persons
getting the highest votes for each particular post will be requested to
sit jointly and resolve the problem of distribution of post among the
person shall be elected as Surpanch or as Gram Pratinidhi or as Nyay punch
pramukh unless Gram Sabha approves him with 80% majority of the voters.
or Gram pratinidhi will hold the office during the pleasure of the Gram
Sabha not more than one year and he will leave the post forthwith on
passing of call back resolution against him.
punch pramukh will hold the office for three years unless call back
resolution has been passed by the Gram Sabha with 80% votes of the totally
back resolution against Surpanch or Gram pratinidhi can be passed by
simple majority in Gram sabha at any moment.
person shall be eligible to be elected as Surpanch or as gram pratinidhi
or as nyay punch pramukh unless (i) He is citizen of India (ii) He has
completed 18 years of age. (iii) He is free from any addiction such as
Smoking, Gutkha, Pan, Tobacco, Wine, Gambling or any such bad habit. (iv)
He declares the property of his own and of his family members to the
public. And there is no opposition about the unlawful manner of acquiring
the property. (v) He is not convicted of any offence. (vi) He bears
undisputable moral character. (vii) He has passed 12th standard
of higher secondary education (Gram Sabha can relax this requirement where
there is no much education). (viii) He has read Autobiography of Mahatma
after the election of Surpanch, Gram Pratinidhi and Nyay Punch Pramukh,
all these three persons jointly and unanimously will nominate members of
the Gram Panchayat. Number of members will be minimum 5 and maximum 11.
such nominations described in article 6.12 above will be void if it is not
approved in the meeting of Gram Sabha.
member of gram Panchayat shall be nominated by Surpanch, Gram pratinidhi
and nyay punch pramukh unless he fulfils the qualifications prescribed for
to the provision in article 6.12 there shall be at least one member in
Gram Panchayat for population of every 1000 in the village.
Panchayat will act as a executive and implementing body of the gram sabha
as per the direction and desire of the gram sabha.
Panchayat may appoint unanimously various samitis for the purpose of
various functions and subjects related with the Village List. 50% members
of such samitis will be women. No such samitis will be valid if
appointment of such samitis is not approved in the next meeting of the
samiti constituted by gram Panchayat for any subject related to women
directly or indirectly shall have all women members. Subject to the
provision that all women members unanimously may co-opt one or two male
members if they desire.
members of the gram Panchayat shall be women.
Pratinidhi will represent the Gram sabha of the village at every election
for any bigger organization out of the village such as Taluka Panchayat,
District Panchayat etc.
Punch Pramukh immediately after the election will nominate members of the
Gram Nyay Punch. Number of members will be minimum 5 and maximum 9 in case
of bigger villages having population more than 5000.
member of Nyay Panch shall be nominated by Nyay Punch Pramukh unless he
fulfils the qualifications prescribed for the Surpanch.
punch may appoint unanimously different samitis for individual cases and
for the purpose of various functions and subjects related with justice.
Decision of such samitis will be considered as the decision of nyay punch.
punch will have powers to decide the cases of disputes and offences and
punish the culprits as per their discretion. No any such judgment of nyay
punch will be effective unless it is taken unanimously or at least by 80%