Q. Consider the following statements regarding Rajya Sabha:
1.It is subjected to dissolution.
2.The retiring members of Rajya Sabha are not eligible for re-election and re-nomination.
Which of the statements given above is/are NOT correct?
Explanation: The Rajya Sabha (first constituted in 1952) is a continuing chamber, that is, it is a permanent body and not subject to dissolution.
- However, one-third of its members retire every second year.
- Their seats are filled up by fresh elections and presidential nominations at the beginning of every third year.
- The retiring members are eligible for re-election and re-nomination any number of times.
Source: Laxmikanth Polity