CHAPTER 8 :    COMPOSITION OF DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION


Article 8.1 :

There shall be Jilla Panchayat in every District composed of all the elected Taluka pratinidhis in the District.

Article 8.2 :

Jilla Panchayat will meet every month. But Jilla Panchayat can be convened at any time with the notice of 3 days by telephonic notice by the 30% Taluka pratinidhis.

Article 8.3 :

Jilla Panchayat will elect Jilla Panchayat pramukh & Jilla Pratinidhi unanimously from the members of the Jilla Panchayat.

Article 8.4 :

If above system does not work successfully, all gram pratinidhis will elect jilla pratinidhi by secret ballot by giving one vote for every 1000 population which the gram pratinidhi represents. (fractions to be ignored) 

Article 8.5 :

Every gram pratinidhi will be entitled to give number of votes equivalent to the population  he represents devided by one thousand. Fractions will be ignored.

Article 8.6 :

Where population of a village is less than one thousand, such gram pratinidhi can assign his voting right to any other gram pratinidhi in such a way that eligible gram pratinidhi will represent population of two villages (one of his own and another smaller village of which gram pratinidhi has assigned the voting power to him).

Illustration : village A has population 7600. So gram pratinidhi of village A will be entitled to give seven votes.  Village B has population of 900. The gram pratinidhi of village B may assign his voting rights to gram pratinidhi of village A. Then total votes to be given by gram pratinidhi of village A will be 7600 + 900 devided by 1000 = 8 votes (fractions to be ignored.) to each of the 3 posts.

Article 8.7 :

Each Gram Pratinidhi in the district will suggest at least one name by secret ballot for the post of (i) Jilla President from the elected taluka pratinidhis (ii) Jilla Pratinidhi from the elected taluka pratinidhis by writing in a special suggestion ballot paper for each particular post.

Article 8.8 :

The person getting highest vote in the suggestion ballot for a particular post shall hold that post.

Article 8.9 :

Jilla Panchayat pramukh or Jilla pratinidhi will hold the office during the pleasure of the Jilla Panchayat and he will leave the post forthwith on passing of call back resolution against him.

Article 8.10 :

Call back resolution against Jilla Panchayat pramukh or Jilla pratinidhi can be passed by simple majority in Jilla Panchayat at any moment.

Article 8.11 :

No person shall be eligible to be elected as Jilla Panchayat pramukh or as Jilla pratinidhi or as Jilla nyay samiti pramukh unless (i) He/she is citizen of India (ii) He/she has completed 24 years of age. (iii) He/she is free from any addiction such as Smoking, Gutkha, Pan, Tobacco, Wine, Gambling or any such bad habit. (iv) He/she 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/she is not convicted of any offence. (vi) He/she bears undisputable moral character. (vii) He/she is graduate of any university. (viii) He/she has read atleast 5 books written by Mahatma Gandhi including Autobiography of Mahatma Gandhi and Satyagrah in South Africa.  (ix) He/she has studied constitution of India.  

Article 8.12 :

Jilla Panchayat may appoint unanimously various samitis for the purpose of various functions and subjects related with the Village List, District list and State List wherever applicable. 30% members of such samitis will be women.

Article 8.13 :

Any samiti constituted by Jilla 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.

DISTRICT JUDICIARY :

Article 8.14 :

There shall be Jilla Nyay Samiti in every District.

Article 8.15 :

Number of members of Jilla Nyay Samiti will be equivalent to population of the district divided by 100000 (fraction to be ignored)

Article 8.16 :

Members of Jilla Nyay Samiti will be selected and elected as per the following procedure :

(a) Entire District will be divided into various constituencies for this purpose equivalent to the number of members with more or less equal population.

(b) Every Gram Nyay Punch Pramukh will have voting rights equivalent to population which he represents divided by 1000. Each vote will be in a special white ballot paper.

(c)  Every Gram Nyay Punch Pramukh will suggest and write down one name in one ballot paper which he considers best person as the member of Jilla Nyay Samiti. He can write same name in all the ballot papers he is entitled to cast. or different different names in each ballot paper in his possession.

(d) Person getting the highest votes in this system will be requested to accept the membership of Jilla Nyay Samiti. If he agrees and if he fulfills the qualifications required for Jilla Nyay Punch Pramukh, his name will be informed to all the voters i.e. All Gram Nyay Punch Pramukhs to invite objections if any. If there is no any serious objection, he becomes member of Jilla Nyay Samiti.

(e) If he does not agree, next person getting the second highest votes will be requested to accept the membership of the Jilla Nyay Samiti and procedure will be repeated.

Article 8.17 :

Members of Jilla Nyay Samiti will select one person as the chairman of the Jilla Nyay Samiti as per the above method by suggesting only one vote for each member.

Article 8.18 :

Chairman of Jilla Nyay Samiti will hold the office for three years unless call back resolution has been passed by the members of the Jilla Nyay Samiti with 80% votes of the totally casted votes.

Article 8.19 :

Jilla Nyay Samiti may appoint unanimously different samitis for the purpose of various functions and subjects related with justice. Decision of such samitis will be considered as the decision of Jilla Nyay Samiti.

Article 8.20 :

Jilla Nyay Samiti will have powers and jurisdiction to decide the cases of disputes and offences and appeals between the individuals, between individual and district or Government authority,  between talukas, between villages or any Government authority and punish the culprits as per their discretion.

Article 8.21 :

Jilla Nyay Samiti has the  responsibility to see that administration of the District  is conducted as per the provisions of the constitution. Any person, can complain to the Jilla Nyay Samiti if birth rights are violated or Compulsory Commands are violated or Restrictions On Governments are not complied with and any provision of constitution is violated. Jilla Nyay Samiti will give the judgement at their discretion.