In Kerala “Panchayat Elections” is a widely used term in Kerala, India, for the polls that are held to select the Local Self-government Representatives. There are 3 branches of local self-government institutions. They are Grama Panchayat which can be translated as Village Government, Block Panchayat and District Panchayat. A Grama Panchayat is almost an equivalent to City administration and District Panchayat to a County. There are two more wings namely Municipality which is another form of Block Panchayat that exists only in major towns and Corporations that come only in five major cities.