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Question

Consider the following statements:

1. The Council of Ministers in the Centre shall be collectively responsible to the Parliament.
2. The Union Ministers shall hold the office during the pleasure of the President of India.
3. The Prime Minister shall communicate to the President about the proposals for Iegislation.

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1,2 and 3

Answer:

B

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Explanation:

Statement 1 is incorrect. The Council of Ministers in the Centre is collectively responsible to the Lok Sabha, not the Parliament.

Statement 2 is correct. The Union Ministers hold office during the pleasure of the President of India, which means they can be removed by the President at any time.

Statement 3 is also correct. The Prime Minister is responsible for communicating the proposals for legislation to the President.

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