Consider the following statements about Joint Committee on Offices of Profit:

  1. It is constituted for a term of 1 year
  2. Its main functions is to examine the composition and character of the Committees appointed by the Central and State Governments

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] 2 Only

First statement is incorrect because the Committee is constituted for the entire duration of each Lok Sabha. This Committee consists of 15 members. Ten members are elected from Lok Sabha and five from Rajya Sabha.

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