Explain the advantages an disadvantages of local government.
Advantages of the local government:
- It has helped to deepen the democracy in our country as more people can participate.
- Increased women’s representation and voice in our democracy.
Drawbacks associated with local government:
- Elections are held regularly, but gram sabhas are not held regularly.
- Most of the state governments have not transferred significant powers to the local government.
- They are not given adequate resources.