Gram sabha
लोकशाही की नींव की लडाई (in Hindi)

ग्रामसभा याने गांव का विधिमंडल. और वयम् वाले कहते हैं ऐसा सचमुच हो सकता है.

Kunariya: A Model Panchayat in Gujarat

"... cannot we, along with a few surrounding villages, produce most items of daily household use ourselves?“

Reimagining Wellbeing: Villages opening spaces for Self-Governance

resisting mining ... and moving towards social, political, economic and ecological transformation

160 women from a tiny village called Rahu in Melghat get Rs 10000 as share of profit through bamboo harvest

The Gram Sabha values the forests and knows the outcomes of protecting and nurturing it

The Newtons of Gadchiroli: tribals rise to power in local body polls

The battle these elected representatives are waging against indiscriminate mining, and for tribal rights ...

Elections Make a Mockery of Democracy

Day-to-day decisions, including crucial ones that impact a large number of people, are predominantly taken by elected politicians and the bureaucracy serving them.

Melghat’s Payvihir brands its forest produce to success

Payvihir, which has a 182-hectare forest under community forest rights (CFR), has worked wonders in the last four years, showing the way for tribals.

Towards radical democracy in India

Representatives' obligations would include highly constrained ‘delegated’ responsibility whereby they are subject to clear mandates given by the delegators or electorate rather than attaining independent power, they can be recalled and must report back, among other responsibilities.

एकमेव मार्ग (in Marathi)

"पेसा व वन अधिकार कायद्याच्या प्रभावी अंमलबजावणी शिवाय, व गाव-गणराज्य ग्राम सभा निर्माणाशिवाय मार्ग नाही"