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How many subjects have been given in the 11th Schedule of the Constitution ?

1. 11 subjects
2. 29 subjects
3. 0 subjects
4. 40 subjects

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : 29 subjects

The correct answer is 29 subjects.

29 subjects have been given in the 11th Schedule of the Constitution.

  • 11th Schedule deals with the Power, authority, and responsibilities of Panchayats, 29 subjects over which the Panchayats have jurisdiction.
  • 73rd Amendment Act of 1992:
    • The Act gives constitutional status to the Panchayati Raj institutions.
    • The Act has added a new Part IX and XI schedule to the constitution.
    • It is entitled “The Panchayats” and consists of provisions from Articles 243 to 243 (O).
    • It contains 29 functional items of the Panchayats and deals with Article 243 (G).
    • The Panchayati Raj system is for only those states having a population of more than 20 lakhs.
    • The tenure of every Panchayat should be 5 years.
    • The election of the new Panchayat should be held before the expiry of its tenure or within 6 months of its dissolution.

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