The Big Five of India’s villages
"Panchayat" literally means assembly (ayat) of five
(panch) wise and respected elders chosen and
accepted by the local community.
The Panchayats now have constitutional backing and
form the village level unit of administration in all
600,000 villages of India, which means these five are
now elected members.
When you set up businesses in villages, their
permission is as critical as state and central