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Indian History - General Knowledge Questions
Under which act, the legislative council was given the power of discussing the budget in the British Indian Parliament?
Indian Councils Act, 1861
Indian Councils Act, 1892
Government of India Act, 1858
Government of India Act, 1909

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Indian Councils Act, 1892

The Indian Councils Act, 1892 increased the number of additional members in the central and provincial legislative councils, but maintained the official majority in them. The act increased the functions of legislative councils and gave them the power of discussing the budget and addressing questions to the executive.

Published On : June 23, 2021