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LK Advani Renominated as Chairman of Ethics Committee

  • Senior BJP leader Lal Kishan Advani was renominated as Chairman of Ethics Committee of Lok Sabha.
LK Advani Renominated as Chairman of Ethics Committee
  • He was renominated by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan
  • L K Advani represents Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency from Gujarat.

Ethics Committee of Lok Sabha:

  • It formulates Code of Conduct for members and suggest amendments to it from time to time.
  • It also oversee moral and ethical conduct of Members.
  • It examines complaints related to any unethical conduct by members of Lower House of Parliament.
  • It can also initiate suo motu investigation into matters related to unethical conduct of a member and make recommendations, as it may deem fit.

About Other appointments:

  • Former Uttarakhand CM Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (BJP) was renamed chairman of Lok Sabha Committee on Government Assurances.
  • Chandrakant Khaire (Shiv Sena) was reappointed as chairman of Committee on Papers Laid on Table.
  • Dilipkumar Mansukhlal Gandhi (BJP) has been given another term as Chairman of Committee on Subordinate Legislation.
  • P Karunakaran (CPI-M) will continue serving as the chairman of the Committee on Absence of Members from the Sittings of the House.

Question:

Who was renominated as Chairman of Ethics Committee of Lok Sabha?
a. Yashwant Sinha
b. L K Advani
c. P Chidambaram
d. None of the above
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