Consider the following differences between writ of Mandamus and Writ of prohibition:
1. While writ of prohibition demands inaction, Mandamus commands action
2. While writ of prohibition is applicable against both judicial and administrative authorities, writ of Mandamus is applicable only against administrative bodies
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [A] Only 1

Mandamus Prohibition
Demands action Demands inaction
applicable against both judicial and administrative authorities Applicable only against body exercising public functions of a judicial or quasi-judicial nature.

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