Independence of Constitutional Bodies

Topic- Independence of Constitutional Bodies

Guest- Abhinav K Shukla, Assistant Professor of Law at Amity Law School, Amity University Chhattisgarh

Sub Topics:

1. Purpose/Functions/Appointment/Removal of Constitutional Bodies (Election Commission of India, State Election Commissions, CAG)

2. Direct Dominance of the Union Executive and the State Executive on the Appointment of these Bodies: Threat to Independence, Appointment of Retired IAS officers in these bodies, Human Mind Set to pay back/quid pro quo.

3. Suggestions/Amendments: The scope of establishing the real Independence – Strengthening the democratic spirit.