Consider the following statements:
- 1. The Panchayati Raj is a four-tier system of administration
- 2. Under the Panchayati Raj System, Panchayat Samiti is the first-tier of administration
Which of the above statements is/are correct
- 1 only
- 2 only
- Both 1 and 2
- Neither 1 nor 2
Panchayati Raj is 3-tier system consists of Village-level Panchayats, Block-level Panchayats (Panchayat Samiti) and District-level Panchayats (Zilla Parishad).
Gram Panchayat is the first-tier of administration. Then comes the Panchayat Samiti.
The correct option is D.