6,841 villages and 6212 villages Panchayats.
From early times, the decisions of Panchayats were accepted as binding.
The obligatory duties of the Panchayats were mainly of a civil nature,
Group Nyaya Panchayats were established, but later they were abolished.
Panchayats were empowered to collect compulsory house taxes.
The administration of justice by Panchayats was appreciated by early British administrators in India.
cases were decided by caste courts and Panchayats.
The state government also has direct control over Panchayats through the Collector of the district.
been restored in 671 of the 683 village Panchayats in Cuddalore district,
Village and Qasbas( Caste Courts and Panchayats) Apart from the above,
Although Panchayats were revived by Lord Ripon in 1882,
Pursurah block consists of eight gram Panchayats, viz.