153. Disqualification for membership of the Gaon Panchayat. –
No person shall be entitled to be or remain a member of the Gaon Panchayat , if he –
(a) [(Note: Subs. by s.14 of Central Act 4 of 1959, for the word “is of unsound mind”) ceases to be a member of the Gaon Sabha or]
(b) Is suffering from leprosy; or
(c) Is an undercharged insolvent; or
(d) Is a servant of the Government ; or
(e) Is convicted of an offence involving moral turpitude or ordered to give security for good behavior under section 110 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898:
Provided that the disqualifications under clause (c) or (e) may be removed by an order of the Chief Commissioner or the prescribed authority.