|Which of the following is not one of the grounds for disqualification for being elected as a Member of Parliament?
|1. If the person holds an office of profit under the State Government.
|2. If the person has voluntarily acquired citizenship of a foreign State.
|3. If a person is so disqualified under the Tenth Schedule,
|4. If the person has/had been detained under the Preventive Detention Law. Choose the correct option:
A) Only 2
B) Only 4
C) 1 and 4
D) 1, 2 and 4
Correct Answer: B
Solution :[b] Article 102: Disqualifications for being elected as an MP: (1) A person shall be disqualified for being chosen as, and for being, a member of either House of Parliament- [a] if he holds any office of profit under the Government of India or the Government of any State, other than an office declared by Parliament by law not to disqualify its holder; [b] if he is of unsound mind and stands so declared by a competent court [c] if he is an undischarged insolvent; [d] if he is not citiizen of India, or has voluntarily acquired the citizenship of a foreign State, or is under any acknowledgement of allegiance or adherence to a foreign State; (e) if he is so disqualified by or under any law made by Parliament, explanation For the purposes of this clause a person shall not be deemed to hold an office of profit under the Government of India or the Government of any State by reason only that he is a Minister either for the Union or for such State. (2) A person shall be disqualified for being a member of either House of Parliament if he is so disqualified under the Tenth Schedule.
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