Question of The Day01-07-2022

Which of the following is required under Article 108 of the Constitution of India to summon a joint sitting of the two houses of the Parliament?


Correct Answer : a ) Intention of the President

Explanation :

In case of disagreement between the two houses over a bill (other than a money bill), a joint sitting can be called. The joint sitting of the Parliament is summoned by the President of India under Article 108 of the Indian Constitution. President notifies his intention of summoning the houses to meet in a joint sitting. However, the joint session is presided over by the Speaker of Lok Sabha or in his absence by the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha.

Hence, option (a) is correct.

This question was asked in MPPCS Prelims Exam 2022 GS Paper.



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