Q. Consider the following statements regarding electoral system in India:
1.Only one general electoral roll for every territorial constituency for election to the Parliament and the state legislatures.
2.Part XVII of the Constitution is related to provisions of electoral system.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Explanation: Articles 324 to 329 in Part XV of the Constitution make the provisions with regard to the electoral system in our country.

  • There is to be only one general electoral roll for every territorial constituency for election to the Parliament and the state legislatures.
  • Thus, the Constitution has abolished the system of communal representation and separate electorates which led to the partition of the country.

Source: Laxmikanth Polity