Whip

Consider the following statements with reference to the ‘Whip’:

  1. A whip is an official of a political party who acts as the party’s ‘enforcer’ inside the Legislative Assembly or House of Parliament.
  2. There are some cases such as Presidential elections where whips cannot direct a Member of Parliament (MP) or Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) to vote in a particular fashion.
  3. India inherited the concept of the ‘Whip’ from the Australian Constitution.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A
Only 1
B
1 and 2
C
1 and 3
D
Only 3
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