As per the Sub section(2) of Section 8
Panchayats Regulation, 1994 a Panchayat shall consist of such number of
seats to be filled by persons chosen by direct election from Territorial
Constituencies in the Panchayat area.
The District Panchayat has 22 directly elected from various
territorial constituencies in different islands. All the Chairpersons (Pradhans) of ten Village (Dweep)
Panchayats and the member of the House of People representing the Union
Territory are also members.
33% of the seats in the Panchayats are reserved for women.
The District Panchayat has a total number of 8 directly elected lady
members and four lady Chairpersons.
Present functionaries of the District Panchayat:
Mr. U.C.K. Thangal, Kavaratti,
Ms. Hameedath. M.C., Andrott
Mr. Buharikoya. K.P., Amini,
Below is a picture of Dr.K.K. Mohammed Koya,