Legislature

Who among the following can attend the meetings of both Houses of Parliament while not being a member of either House?

  1. The Solicitor General of India
  2. The Vice-President of India
  3. The Comptroller and Auditor General of India
  4. The Attorney General of India

Answer

The Attorney General for India is the Indian government's chief legal advisor. He is appointed by the President of India and holds office during the pleasure of the President. He must be a person qualified to be appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court, also must have been a judge of some high court for five years or an advocate of some high court for ten years or an eminent jurist, in the opinion of the President and must be a citizen of India.

The Attorney General has the right to participate in the proceedings of the Parliament, though not to vote.

The correct option is D.