UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-4

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    Which of the following statements is incorrect about Election Commission?

    A)  Since its inception, the Election Commission functioned as a 3 members body

    B)  The Chief Election Commissioner cannot be removed, except in same manner and on the same grounds as a Judge of the Supreme Court

    C)  The Constitution has not specified the term of the members of the Election Commission

    D) (d) The Constitution has not debarred the retiring Election Commissioners from any further appointment by the government

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Since, its inception in 1950 and till 1989, the Election Commission functioned as a single member body. In 1989, the president appointed two more Commissioners. However, the two posts were abolished in 1990. Again in 1993, the President appointed two more Election Commissioners. Since then, Election Commission is functioning as a 3 members body.

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