CONTENTS:- Preface; List of Tables; 1. Introduction; 2. Review of Literature; 3. Dalit Leadership in Panchayats; 4. Tribal Leadership in Panchayats; 5. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Scheduled casts and scheduled tribes constitutes about 16 and 20 per cent of total population of Madhya Pradesh, respectively. Because of social and physical segregation, the rate of their participation in the development process was ver y limited.