Unlike the local village governments (panchyats) formed at the village level, the traditional decision making committee (also known as a panchayat) has existed in villages over centuries and it commands considerable influence over the life of the tribal population. The decisions taken by the village headmen at the village meetings are considered binding on the tribals with spatial and moral force. Ekta Parishad has used this as a tool in so far as it works on leadership through and with the village. It has made one modification by proposing to have female leaders as well.
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