[Polity] Discuss Parliamentary Control over the Executive ?

Discuss Parliamentary Control over the Executive ?

ans -Union executive is part of the Parliament, and later controls the former through several ways, that is as following:

(i) Administrative Control: Generally, Parliament does not interfere in administrative matters but if any policy is formed in wrong way, Parliament may ask for explanations.

(ii) Legislative Control: While enacting any law in Parliament, the Government needs to explain its all provisions and answer questions asked by the MPs. Thus, it does not allow the executive to enact any arbitrary acts.

(iii) Financial Control: The Government is required to pass budget and financial bill in both the Houses. Parliament does not allow the Government to expense unnecessarily. The Government cannot withdraw any amount of money from the consolidates fund without Parliamentary authority.

(iv) Representative Control: MPs represents different sections of people. They ask questions to the executives as representatives and thus they save the interest of their people through representation.

(v) Collective and Individual Responsibility: The whole council of ministers in answerable to Lok Sabha for any step taken by any of the minister. Even the minister is answerable individually to the Lok Sabha for steps taken by his ministry. If Lok Sabha does not approve the act of the minister. The whole cabinet has to resign, because of collective responsibility.

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