Q. Consider the following statements regarding Parliamentary Committees
1. It works under the direction of Speaker/ Chairman
2. It has a secretariat provided by the President of India
3. Recommendations of these committees are of binding in nature
4. It presents its report to the house or to the Speaker/Chairman
Which of the following is/ are correct?

[A] 1, 2, 3

[B] 2 & 4

[C] 1 & 4

[D] 2, 3, 4

Answer: C

Statements 1 & 4 are correct 

Statement 2 is incorrect: It has a secretariat provided by Lok Sabha/ Rajya Sabha 

Statement 3 is in incorrect: Parliament is not bound by recommendations of these committees. However, they hold a lot of weight.   

Source The Hindu