Every five year Panchayat election is held for A&N Islands. Gram Panchayat, Panchayat Samiti & Zilla Parishad Members are elected through direct Panchayat election.The Adhyaksh/Adhyaksha and Up-Adhyaksh/Up-Adhyaksha of Zilla Parishad are elected by and from amongst its elected Zilla Parishad Members for the duration of one year.The Office of the Adhyaksha for the first and third year is reserved for women and for the fifth year in favour of a member belonging to the Scheduled Tribes, if any.

The last Panchayat election was held in September 2021.

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