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According to the Haryana Panchayati Raj Act, 1994, the Sarpanch of the Gram Panchayat is elected through

1. Absentee Voting
2. Open Ballot
3. Secret Ballot
4. Show of Hands

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Secret Ballot

The correct answer is Secret Ballot.

  • According to the Haryana Panchayati Raj Act, 1994, the Sarpanch of the Gram Panchayat is elected through Secret Ballot.
  • The secret ballot, also known as the Australian ballot or Massachusetts ballot, is a voting method in which a voter's choices in an election or a referendum are anonymous.
  • This forestalls attempts to influence the voter by intimidation, blackmailing, and potential vote-buying.

  • The number of districts at the formation time of Haryana is Seven.
  • The total forest area of Haryana6.49% of its total area covered by forests.
  • First Chief Minister of Haryana: Bhagwat Dayal Sharma
  • The first governor of Haryana: Dharma Vira
  • Haryana’s longest-serving chief minister: Bansi Lal
  • Assembly seats in Haryana:90
  • Lok Sabha seats in Haryana: 10
  • Rajya Sabha seats in Haryana: 5 

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