With reference to the Shadow Cabinet in some constitutions, consider the following statements:
1. Shadow cabinet’ is an unique institution in the united states
2. In India, the function of Shadow cabinet is performed by Public Accounts Committee
Which among the above is / are correct statements?

Answer: [D] Neither 1 nor 2

‘Shadow cabinet’ is an unique institution of the British cabinet system. It is formed by the opposition party to balance the ruling cabinet and to prepare its members for future ministerial office. There is no such institution in India.

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