Ch – 5 Working Of Institutions (Part 2)

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In this session, we will study about the institution – Parliament, where all the major decisions are presented, debated, approved or rejected.

Parliament is a national assembly of elected representatives.


Importance Of A Parliament:

  • It is the final authority for making laws in any country.
  • It exercises a control over the ruling government.
  • It controls all the money that the government have.
  • It is forum of debate and discussion on any public issue or national policy.
  • It can seek information about any matter.


Two Houses Of Parliament:

  • In most countries, Parliament is divided into two parts, known as Chambers or Houses.
  • One House is usually directly elected by people.
  • The second House is elected indirectly and performs special functions.
  • In India, the two houses are known as Council of States (Rajya Sabha) and the House of the People (Lok Sabha).
  • The President is also a part…

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