describe the functions and the powers of a parliament in india

Asked by Vineet | 28th Mar, 2017, 05:01: PM

Expert Answer:

The Parliament consists of the elected representatives of the people. At the state level, it is known as the Legislative Assembly. The main functions of the Parliament are

  • The Parliament not only makes laws for the country but also amends the existing laws. It can also revoke the existing laws.
  • It exercises control over the Government. Ministers can take decisions as long as they enjoy the support of the Members of Parliament
  • The Government needs the approval of the Parliament before using public money.
  • The Members of Parliament discuss and debate various policies of the Government. They can ask questions from the ministers and seek information from them.

Answered by Social Science Expert | 29th Mar, 2017, 12:57: PM

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