Q. Which of the following salary/salaries is/are part of charged expenditure?
1.President of India
2.Speaker of Lok Sabha
3.Judges of Supreme Court
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Explanation: Charged Expenditure is the public expenditure which is beyond the voting power of the Parliament and is directly withdrawn from the Consolidated Fund of India.

For Example, the emoluments of the President, Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha, Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, Judges of the Supreme Court and the High Courts in India, etc.

Source: TMH Ramesh Singh