Test Preparation on IAS Prelims Sample Paper -24


Consider the following statements.Assertion (A): The executive has no say in the appointment of Lokpal and Lokayuktas.Reason (R): All members of Lokpal and Lokayuktas must be Judicial members, who are appointed by theChief Justice of India on the recommendation of a collegium of Supreme Court Judges.In the context of the above, which of these is correct?

Lokpal consists of a chairperson and a maximum of eight members, of which 50 per cent shall be judicial members. So, R is wrong.The selection of chairperson and members of Lokpal is done through a selection committee consisting of Prime Minister, Speaker of Lok Sabha, Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, ChiefJustice of India or a sitting Supreme Court judge nominated by Gl, eminent jurist to be nominated by the President of India on the basis of recommendations of the first four members of the selection committee.
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