How can the Speaker be removed from office?

Answer: The Speaker can resign from his post on the grounds of ill-health or by submitting a resignation letter to the Deputy Speaker. The Speaker can also be removed from his office by a resolution passed by the majority of members of the House. Before passing such a resolution, the House has to serve a notice of fourteen days to the Speaker. During the notice period, the Deputy Speaker cannot preside over the meetings of the Lok Sabha.


The Union Legislature

The Union Parliament consists of the President and two houses—The House of People commonly known as the Lok Sabha and the Council of States known as the Rajya Sabha. The Parliament is a body of people’s representatives who have the supreme power and authority of governance in a democratic country. Read more

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