Q. Which official of the Government of India, who is not a Minister of the Union nor a member of Parliament, but has the right to take part in the proceedings of Parliament?
Ans. The Attorney General of India is appointed by the President. He is neither the member of the Council of Ministers nor a member of Parliament, but he has the right to take part in the meetings of Parliament or its Committees. However, the Attorney General of India can not take part in the voting in the House. He has the right to speak in both Houses of Parliament and enjoys such privileges and immunities, while taking part in the meetings of Parliament, as are enjoyed by the members of Parliament.