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Speaker Of Loksabha: Appointment, Removal And Powers (for UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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This lesson throws light on Speaker of Loksabha. It begins with the election of speaker and Deputy Speaker under different articles and thereby removal and the resignation process for the same. The lesson also talks about how processes are brought about in the case of vacancy and absence of the speaker. Also, the speaker's stand in passing money bill and his involvement in parliamentary committees are also discussed.

Bhavin Sangoi
BA Political Science and Psychology, Mumbai University. Teaching Polity, Economics and international relations for 7 years.

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Arti verma
a year ago
Removal of deputy chairman of rajy sabha is by absolute majority or effective majority ?
Bhavin Sangoi
2 years ago
Effective majority
who presides the removal of speaker?
Bhavin Sangoi
2 years ago
Deputy Speaker
Web Sprint
2 years ago
Thank you sir.
Speaker can't vote in the first instance, only if there is a tie
Bhavin Sangoi
3 years ago
Yes, Speaker can't vote in the first instance and only if there is a tie.
please clarify my doubt and thanks for these series
sir speaker can be removed by which majority ... ""effective majority"" or "absolute majority" ... are both same ? please clear that sir its becoming totally different from Laxmikanth..... and thank you very much for your help..
Bhavin Sangoi
3 years ago
Speaker is removed by 'Effective majority'. No Absolute majority and Effective majority are not same. Watch these two lectures, all your doubt would be cleared.
  1. Course: Gain an understanding of Parliamentary Processes and Instruments Lesson: Speaker of the Lok Sabha Presented by Bhavin Sangoi

  2. About me . B.A in Political Science & Psychology . Appeared in UPSC CSE Mains Teaching Indian Polity, International Relations, economics & mental Ability since 5 years Experience of teaching for various competitive exams such as NTSE, CET & UPSC . Follow me on:

  3. Electiorn According to article 93 House of People shall, as soon as may be, choose two of its members as Speaker and Deputy Speaker . By convention Speaker is elected unanimously from the rungs of ruling party or coalition and Deputy Speaker from the rungs of opposition

  4. Removal & Resignation . Speaker and Deputy Speaker can resign by writing a letter to the other Speaker can be removed from his office by passing, after serving at least fourteen days notice, a resolution passed by all the then members of the House

  5. Continued Speaker and Deputy Speaker can't preede while a rewolution . Speaker and Deputy Speaker can't precede while a resolution for their removal is under consideration . However they have a right to speak, participate and Vote (in the first instance) during the resolution

  6. Vacation & Absence When the office of Speaker is vacant, his duties would be performed by Deputy Speaker and if his office is also Vacant, then any other member of the House appointed by the President will perform the duty During the Absence of the Speaker and Deputy Speaker from the seating of the House, such other member can perform the duty of Speaker, as determined by the rules of procedure of the House ting of the House, uch other member can perform the cduty of

  7. Money Bill Speaker's decision regarding whether the Bill is Money Bill or not is final Speaker has to certify every Money Bill for its transmission to Rajya Sabha or to President for his assent . Joint session of Parliament is presided over by the Speaker of Lok Sabha

  8. Parliamentary Committees Speaker appoints Chairman of all the Parliamentary committees of Lok Sabha .Business advisory committee, the General purpose committee and the Rules committee work directly under his chairmanship . All the controversial matters in committees are referred to the Speaker and his decision is obeyed

  9. Casting Vote According to article 100, Speaker or person acting as Speaker can't Vote in the first instance, but if there is a tie then Speaker can give casting vote Speaker is the Chairman of various House committees