Nagar Panchayat


Nagar Panchayat

A "nagar panchayat" (Hindi: नगर पंचायत) is one form of urban body in India.

An urban centre with more than 30,000 and less than 100,000 inhabitants is classified [ [http://localbodies.up.nic.in/acts_ch02.htm Directorate of Urban Development] ] as a "nagar panchayat". However, there are some exceptions. All the previous Town Area Committees (Urban centres with a total population of more than 5,000 and less than 20,000) are reclassified as "nagar panchayat". Nagar panchayat have a chairman with ward members. It consists of a minimum of 10 elected ward members and three nominated members.

ee also

*Municipality

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