A) The council of states shall not be subject to dissolution
B) As nearly as possible 1/3 of members of council of states shall retire as soon as may be on the expiration of every second year
C) While the proclamation of emergency Is In operation for maximum period allowed under the constitution of India and has ceased to operate the period of House of the people may be extended for a period of one year and not beyond
D) The House of the people, unless sooner dissolved. Shall continue for five years from the date appointed for its first meeting.
Correct Answer: C
Solution :According to Article 83 of the Constitution, the Lok Sabha continues for five years from the date appointed for its first meeting and the expiration of the period of five years operates as dis-solution of the House. However, while a Proclamation of Emergency is in operation, this period may be extended by Parliament by law for a period not exceeding one year at a time and not extending, in any case. beyond a period of six months after the proclamation has ceased to operate.
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