Consider the following statements:
1. Both Public Accounts Committee and Committee on Public Undertakings are joint committees of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
2. Both Public Accounts Committee and Committee on Public Undertakings are headed by a member from ruling party / coalition
Which among the above is / are correct statements?

Answer: [A] Only 1

Second statement is incorrect because chairman of Committee on Public Undertakings is appointed by  the Speaker from amongst the Members of the Committee. The chairman of Public Accounts Committee is generally from the opposition.

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