Example sentences for: panchayat

How can you use “panchayat” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In 1990, in the wake of the Soviet Union’s collapse, Nepalis once again took to the streets to demand an end to the panchayat system.

  • Governmental/legal terms: batta, begar, chaprasi, dakoit, dakoity, dhan, dharna, kotwal, kotwali, panchayat, pottah, sabha

  • After an experiment with elections and parliamentary democracy, King Mahendra abolished the constitution in 1962 and instituted the system of “panchayat democracy.”

  • After King Birendra became sovereign in 1972 — tenth in the line of Shah rulers since King Prithvi the Great — a referendum in which all Nepalis over 21 were eligible to vote confirmed the popular preference for the panchayat system over a return to multi-party democracy.

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