The president of India makes appointments of __:
1. Attorney General
2. Comptroller and Auditor General
3. Solicitor General
4. Lokpal
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [C] 1, 2 & 4

Whereas attorney general for India is appointed by the President under Article 76(1) of the Constitution, the solicitor general of India is appointed to assist the attorney general along with four additional solicitors general by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. The proposal for appointment of Solicitor General, Additional Solicitor General is generally moved at the, level of Joint secretary/Law Secretary in the Department of Legal Affairs and after obtaining the approval of the Minister of Law & Justice, the proposal is sent to the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet for its approval.


The Chairperson and Members shall be appointed by the President after obtaining the recommendations of a Selection Committee consisting of— the Prime Minister—Chairperson; the Speaker of the House of the People—Member; the Leader of Opposition in the House of the People—Member; the Chief Justice of India or a Judge of the Supreme Court nominated by him—Member; one eminent jurist, as recommended by the Chairperson and Members, to be nominated by the President—Member.

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