Question of The Day01-06-2022

Who among the following is/are a member of the committee on whose recommendations the President of India appoints the Chairperson and members of Lokpal?

1. Prime Minister

2. Home Minister

3. Speaker of Lok Sabha

4. Chief Justice of India

Select the correct code:


Correct Answer : b ) 1, 3 and 4

Explanation :

Lokpal is a statutory anti-corruption authority or body. Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose, the first Chairperson of the Lokpal, retired recently. Justice Pradip Kumar Mohanty was given additional charge of Chairperson of Lokpal.

The chairperson and members of Lokpal are appointed by the President on the recommendations of a selection committee consisting of - 

1. Prime Minister as Chairperson

2. Speaker of Lok Sabha

3. Leader of the single largest opposition party in Lok Sabha

4. Chief Justice of India or a Judge of the Supreme Court nominated by him

5. One eminent jurist, as recommended by the Chairperson and Members and nominated by the President

Hence, option (B) is correct.

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