The Minimum Age For Election As A Member Of A Panchayat Is

By Sakshi Yadav|Updated : August 16th, 2022

The minimum age for election as a member of a panchayat is 21 years. Panchayat Samiti is the local government body that works at the tahsil level in the Nation. It is a link between the village council (Gram Panchayat) and the district board (Zila Parishad).

Panchayat Samiti - Tenure, Amendment

  • The name differs across states such as Mandal Parishad is called in Andhra Pradesh, Mandal panchayat in Karnataka, and Taluka panchayat in Gujarat. 
  • The tenure of Panchyat Samiti is five years.
  • All the members serve as all the pradhans of the Gram Panchayat within the block area.
  • According to the 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act, 1992 Panchayats comprise a three-tier system, which are village level, intermediate block/taluk/Mandal level, and district level.
  • The major function of Panchayat Samiti is to provide sanitation, constructed roads, primary health care, primary education, street lighting, rural electrification, etc.

Summary:

The Minimum Age For Election As A Member Of A Panchayat Is

The Pradhan and members of the Gram Panchayat are elected by direct election through a secret ballot by the members of the Gram Sabha. To appear in the panchayat election the minimum age of a person should have 21 years.

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