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Which Parliamentary Committee in India is normally chaired by a prominent member of the opposition?

A. Committee on Government Assurances

B. Estimates Committee

C. Privileges Committee

D. Public Accounts Committee

Answer: Option D

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Public Accounts Comrmttee is the oldest Parliamentary Committee. It helps Parliament in strengthening the financial control over executive. It consists of 22 members, out of which 15 are from Lok Sabha and 7 from Rajya Sabha. The chairman of this committee is to be appointed by Speaker of Lok Sabha from among the Lok Sabha members of committee. As a part of healthy parliamentary proceedings, the chairman of this commitee is to be appointed from among the senior opposition members.

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