CONTENTS:- 1. Political Participation: A Theoretical Concept. 2. Women Participation: A Analitical Frame Work. 3. Balliguda Panchayat Samiti: A Bird's Eye View. 4. Socio-Economic Status of Women and Political Participation: A Study. 5. Panchayati Raj: Its Perspectives and Dimension. 6. Socio-Economic Profile of Women Respondents of Balliguda Panchayat Samiti. 7. Voluntary Organizations and Other Agencies for the Development of Women Participation: An Evaluation. 8. Conclusion.