Consider the following statements:

  1. The Constitution provides the Prime Minister with the power to suspend the enforcement of fundamental rights in case of national emergency
  2. Supreme Court acts as the defender and guarantor of the fundamental rights

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] 2 Only

First statement is incorrect because President has the power to suspend the enforcement of fundamental rights in case of national emergency

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