Consider the following statements:
- The Legislative Council of a State in India can be larger in size than half of the Legislative Assembly of that particular State.
- The Governor of a State nominates the Chairman of Legislative Council of that particular State.
Which of the statements given above is /are correct?
- 1 only
- 2 only
- Both 1 and 2
- Neither 1 nor 2
The constitution of India has fixed the maximum strength of Legislative council as one-third that of legislative Assembly. Therefore statement 1 is false.
The Chairman of the Legislative Council is elected by the council itself from among its members and is not nominated by the Governor. So, statement 2 is false.
The correct option is D.