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Discuss the role of the Attorney-General of India.

Topic :  Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.

3. Discuss the role of the Attorney-General of India.(250 words)

Reference: Indian polity by Lakshmikant

Why the question:

The question is about the role of Attorney –General of India.

Key Demand of the question:

The question is straightforward and is about discussing the role of AG of India.


Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:


The Attorney General of India is the highest law officer of the country.


There isn’t much to deliberate about the question; one must explain what the role of attorney general of India is? – The Attorney General is necessary for advising the Government of India on legal matters referred to them. They also perform other legal duties assigned to them by the President.

Discuss in detail the role and responsibilities. Provide recent examples if possible.


Conclude with importance of the post.