The Assam Panchayat Act provides for a Gaon Sabha (constitutional equivalent of Gram Sabha) for every Gaon Panchayat area consisting of persons registered in the electoral rolls of the area.
The meeting of the Gram Sabha shall be convened by the Secretary of the Gaon Panchayat with due approval of the President of the Gaon Panchayat and in consultation with the Block Development Officer concerned provided wide publicity is given fifteen days ahead of the date for holding the Gaon Sabha meetings.
The Gaon Sabha shall consider the following matters and make recommendation and suggestion to the Gaon Panchayat:
The Gaon Sabha shall meet from time to time, but a period of three months shall not intervene any two meetings.
The Gaon Sabha shall consist of persons registered in electoral rolls relating to a village or group of villages comprised within the area of the Gaon Panchayat.
To know more about Gaon Sabha schedules you may contact the Gaon Panchayat Secretary or Gaon Panchayat President or any elected Gaon Panchayat Member.
Any resolution to the matter entrusted to the Gaon Sabha under The Assam Panchayat Act, 1994, shall have to passed by a majority of votes of the members present.
The Gaon Sabha shall perform the following functions: