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The Panchayat raj is a South Asian political system found mainly in the nations of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal. [1]

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Baghpat (बाघपत or बाग़पत) is a town of NCR and a Municipal board in Baghpat district in western Uttar Pradesh, India.

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Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ,, lit. "The land of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.

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Brahmeshwar Singh

Brahmeshwar Singh (1947– 1 June 2012) also known as Mukhiyaji, was head of the upper-caste Ranvir Sena militia in Bihar, India.

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Gram panchayat

A gram panchayat is the cornerstone of a local self-government organisation in India of the Panchayati raj system at the village or small town level, and has a Sarpanch as its elected head.The members of the Gram panchayat are elected for a period of five years.

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India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.

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Indian subcontinent

The Indian subcontinent or the subcontinent is a southern region of Asia, mostly situated on the Indian Plate and projecting southwards into the Indian Ocean from the Himalayas.

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Khap is a clan or a group of related clan, mainly among the Jats of Western UP and Haryana., although historically the term has been used among other communities also.

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Local government

Local government is a form of public administration which, in a majority of contexts, exists as the lowest tier of administration within a given state.

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Mahatma Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was the preeminent leader of the Indian independence movement in British-ruled India.

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Pakistan (or; پاكستان ALA-LC), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اسلامی جمہوریۂ پاكستان ALA-LC), is a sovereign country in South Asia.

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Panchayat (disambiguation)

Panchayat may refer to.

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Panchayat (Nepal)

Panchayat (पञ्चायत) is the political system of Nepal in effect from 1960 to 1990.

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Panchayati raj (India)

The Panchayati Raj in India generally refers to the system introduced by constitutional amendment in 1992, although it is based upon the traditional panchayat system of South Asia.

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Political system

A political system is a system of politics and government.

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A sarpanch is an elected head of a village-level statutory institution of local self-government called the panchayat (village government) in India (gram panchayat), Pakistan and Bangladesh.

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South Asia

South Asia or Southern Asia is a term used to represent the southern region of the Asian continent, which comprises the sub-Himalayan SAARC countries and, for some authorities, adjoining countries to the west and east.

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Swaraj (स्वराज "self", raj "rule") can mean generally self-governance or "self-rule", and was used synonymous with "home-rule" by Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati and later on by Mahatama Gandhi.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panchayati_raj

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