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Election commission of India is a permanent body which is ensured as an independent body by the constitution of India.
Consider the following statements:

Elections to State Legislatures as well as Legislative Councils.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

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Only 1 and 2
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Only 1 and 3
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Only 2 and 3
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All of the above
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Solution

The correct option is B Only 1 and 3
The chief election commissioner or an election commissioner shall hold office for a term of 6 years or age of 65 years, whichever is earlier.
Election commission of India is a permanent body entrusted for the following matters:
  • Election of President and Vice-President
  • Election of Lok Sabha as well as Rajya Sabha
  • Elections to State Legislatures as well as Legislative Councils Reservation of Seats in Lok Sabha and State Legislatures Qualifications of the MPs and MLAs
Determination of population for purposes of election

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