Despite being the very foundation of the Panchayati Raj in India, the role of Gram Sabha is very limited. Consider the following statements in this context:
1. In most states, Gram Sabha is not considered as a tier in the three tier Panchayat Institutions
2. In most states, Gram Sabha has been given only recommendatory powers
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
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