11 DEC 2015 _ Education ,Eligibility and Election ;Social Security for Farmers - UPSCTREE

11 DEC 2015 _ Education ,Eligibility and Election ;Social Security for Farmers

1) Education as an eligibility to contest elections:- News :- The Supreme Court has upheld the Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act, 2015 which mandates that only those having minimum educational qualifications will be eligible to contest panchayat elections in the State. What the court says :- The court is of the opinion that basic education would enable the candidates to effectively discharge duties of the panchayat. The court also says that education gives a human being the power to take informed decision Provisions of the Act:- General category candidates require a minimum qualification of Class X pass, men contesting in the … Continue reading 11 DEC 2015 _ Education ,Eligibility and Election ;Social Security for Farmers