Q. The constitutional functionaries, which are not dependent on the pleasure of the president include:
Supreme Court as well as High Court judges
Comptroller & Auditor General of India
Chief Election Commissioner
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
[D] 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5
The tenure of the Supreme Court judges [Article 124], High Court judges [Article 218], Auditor General of India [Article 148(2)], Chief Election Commissioner [Article 324], and the chairman and members of the Public Service Commission [Article 317] are not dependent on the pleasure of the president or the governor, as the case may be. These posts are expressly excluded from the operation of the doctrine of pleasure.