Abstract: This paper discusses the role of informal local governance institutions in village governance and service delivery in India. It assesses the ways in which they interact with Grama Panchayats, and examines the implications of their existence and role for local democracy.
Author(s): AnanthPur, Kripa
Source(s): , IDS working paper; 226 vi, 28 p., ill., tabs, 30 cm IDS working paper 226
Published: 2004 University of Sussex. Institute of development studies (IDS), Brighton (English