Q. Consider the following statements:
1.The Speaker of Lok Sabha is elected from amongst its members.
2.The date of election of the Speaker is fixed by the President.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Explanation: The Speaker is elected by the Lok Sabha from amongst its members (as soon as may be, after its first sitting).
- Whenever the office of the Speaker falls vacant, the Lok Sabha elects another member to fill the vacancy.
- The date of election of the Speaker is fixed by the President.
Source: Laxmikanth’s Polity