Government's announcement happy news for sarpanches
The Gujarat Panchayat Parishad has demanded from the government that the first citizen sarpanch of the village should be given an honorarium of Rs. 5,000 per month for working for the village by sacrificing time. The sarpanch works on the village question at his own expense. Then give them an honorarium of five thousand rupees out of pocket. Panchayat Parishad President Rajendra Parghi said that if an MLA gets an honorarium of Rs 1 lakh, Parliament gets an honorarium of more than Rs 25 lakh a year, then the government should also pay a meager honorarium of Rs 5,000 to the Sarpanch.
Orders have been issued by the state government to control the rights and powers given to the panchayat bodies. Protesting against this, Mehsana District Sarpanch Association has presented to the Panchayat Minister and demanded to resolve 18 issues pertaining to Gram Panchayats and Sarpanches.
The sarpanches of Mehsana district have expressed their grief in a written representation to the state panchayat minister. In which it has been demanded to remove the similar orders to trample on the powers of sarpanches and gram panchayats.
In addition, to make the signing of Talati in the development works agreement, to make provision for police cases in the name of Panchayat instead of individual, to pay salaries to Sarpanches like MPs and MLAs, to abolish GST on development works, to determine responsibility for operation and presence of Revenue Talati and Panchayat Talati. To do, Rs. It has demanded a total of 14 issues, including permission to do five lakh works. Despite repeated representations, no reply has been received from the Panchayat Department and the Development Commissioner.