Q. 144.9( 7 Votes )
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Parliament is an assembly of elected representatives who exercise supreme political authority on behalf of the people. The significance of a Parliament in a democracy is mentioned below:
a) Parliament has the final authority for making laws in any country. It can not only make new laws but also change existing laws, abolish existing laws and make new ones in their place.
b) Parliaments exercise some control over those who run the government who can take decisions only if the Parliament supports it. In India, this control is direct and full.
c) Parliaments control all the money that governments have. In some countries, public money can be spent only after the sanction of Parliament.
d) Parliament is the highest forum of discussion, the debate on public issues and national policy in any country. It can seek information about any matter.
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