Q. With reference to Election Commissioner consider the following statements:
1. The tenure of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) has not been defined by the Constitution of India.
2. The Constitution has not prescribed the qualifications of the members of the Election Commission.
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C
Notes:

Statement 1: The tenure of CEC has not been defined by the Constitution of India. The Chief Election Commissioner and other Election Commissioners (Conditions of Service) Act, 1991 made the term of the CEC and ECs six years or 65 years of age, which ever was early.

Statement 2: The Constitution has not prescribed the qualifications of the members of the Election Commission.

Source: The Hindu

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