■ Often a question is asked on whether a body is constitutional or not.
Constitutional bodies: derive their power directly from the constitution. That is constitution provides provisions for their formations, functions, etc.
> CAG (Comptroller & Auditor General of India) under article 148
> Election Commission of India (ECI) under article 324
> Finance Commission (FC) under article 280
> Attorney General of India under article 76
> National Commission for SCs (art. 338)
> National commission for STs (art. 338 A)
> UPSC & State PSC
> Special officer for Linguistic Minorities
Note: NCW (National Commission for Women), JJB (Juvenile Justice Board), NHAI (National Highway Authority of India), National Green Tribunal (NGT) & other REGULATORY BODIES are all LEGAL BODIES as they have been established under the respective Acts of the Parliament.
With Great Love,
Er. Amit Yadav