Consider the following statements about the Consultative Committees:

  1. The functioning of the consultative committees is monitored by the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
  2. The minimum membership of a Consultative Committee is ten and the maximum membership is thirty
  3. The Consultative Committees get dissolved with dissolution of every Lok Sabha 

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Functioning of Consultative Committees of Members of Parliament for various ministries is one of the functions allocated to the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs under the Government of India. The Minister/ Minister of State in-charge of the Ministry concerned acts as the Chairman of the Consultative Committee attached to that Ministry. The minimum membership of a Consultative Committee is ten and the maximum membership is thirty. The Consultative Committee stands dissolved upon dissolution of every Lok Sabha and are re-constituted upon constitution of each Lok Sabha.

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