Governance and Polity-Power, Functions and Responsibilities of Constitutional Bodies [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 2 (Governance, Polity, Social Justice, & IR)]: Questions 6 - 8 of 8

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Question 6

Power, Functions and Responsibilities of Constitutional Bodies
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The proposal for simultaneous elections goes against basic principles of the parliamentary system and the Indian Constitution. Analyse. (250 Words)

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Simultaneous Election is mechanism to conduct Lok Sabha and all State Legislative Assemblies Election simultaneously for period of five years.

Benefits of Simultaneous Elections:

Stability in Governance:

  • This was even mentioned in the 117th report on Reform and Electoral Laws (1999) by the Law Commission of India.
  • Frequent elections hamper long-term po…

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Question 7

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As per the 84th Amendment act, the constituency boundaries are frozen till the first census after 2026, that is, at least until after 2031. What are the implications of this amendment? Should India go back to the decadal revisions of the constituency boundaries keeping in mind the changing demographics of India? Comment. (250 Words)

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Background:

In India, the main basis for allocation of seats to various States in the Lok Sabha is population of the state. The division of each state into the territorial constituencies is to be readjusted after the completion of a census so that the Population-Seat ratio is maintained within the state and throughout the Union. So, the purpose is t…

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Question 8

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In the light of new challenges posed by computerisation of government transactions and creation of new regulatory bodies, CAG needs more professionalism in its working, wider power delegation, and fundamental reforms in its structural organisation. Analyse. (250 Words)

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Introduction:

The Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) of India is an authority which audits all receipts and expenditure of the Government of India and the state governments, including those of bodies and authorities substantially financed by the government.

Duties of CAG:

  • As per the provisions of the constitution, the CAG՚s (DPC) (Duties, Powers a…

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