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Q. What is the distinction between the Starred Questions and the Unstarred Questions in Parliament?

Ans. The members of Parliament have been given right to ask quest ions in Parliament, which are of two categories—

1. Starred Questions- --This category of questions is specified by asterisk mark. The starred questions are those questions which are answered orally by the Ministers. The supplementary questions are allowed to be asked by the member.
2. Unstarred Questions—1’hese are the questions which are answered by the Minister in writing. Since only the written answer is given, the supplementary questions by members are not permitted.