Q. With reference to Election Commissioner, consider the following statements;
1.The Election Commissioners do not enjoy the security of tenure and constitutional status of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC).
2.The procedure for the appointment of Election Commissioners (ECs) is mentioned in the Constitution.
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:

Statement 1 is correct: The Election Commissioners do not enjoy the security of tenure and constitutional status of the Chief Election Commissioner. The ECs can be removed on the CEC’s recommendation.

Statement 2 is incorrect: The number of commissioners the Election Commission can have is not specified. Similarly, none of the statutes lay down the procedure for the appointment of Election Commissioners (ECs).

Source: Indian Express