There are many defects in the working of local self government institutions. Analyse them under the following headline:
Communal and caste factors.
Following are the defects regarding the concerned headline in the working of local self-government institutions:
Communal and Caste factors: Democracy loses its substance if voters are swayed by communal or caste factors. It is unfortunate that candidates are selected on the basis of their caste or community and voters are persuaded to vote on caste and communal lines.