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Q.8) Do you think the Vice-President of India is rightly criticized as ‘Superfluous Highness’ of the President of India? Discuss (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Why this question? - As the office of the Indian Vice-President is modelled on the lines of the American Vice-President, swearing in by Kamala Harris as the 49th vice president of the US, has once again started the debate around the relevance of the office.

Intro - Constitutional provisions (Art 63)

Body

  • Need of the office
  • Role and responsibilities
  • Why called His Superfluous Highness

Way ahead - Relevance of the office and reforms needed.

Conclusion - Summarize based on above discussion