Q. Consider the following statements about UNSC
1. It has 5 permanent & 15 non-permanent members
2. India has become a non-permanent member for the first time since independence
3. UNSC non-permanent members are selected for a two-year period.
Which of the following is/are not correct?
Statement 1 is incorrect: The council has 15 members: the five permanent members and 10 non-permanent members elected for two-year terms.
Statement 2 is incorrect: India, for the eighth time, has entered the UNSC as a non-permanent member recently. It will stay on the council for two years i.e., 2021-22
Statement 3 is correct
Recently, India assumed the presidency of UNSC for the month of August 2021
Source: The Hindu