Consider the following statements about the Poona Pact:

  1. The Pact established provision for the seat reservation for the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) in provincial legislature
  2. The representation of these classes was based on the standards of joint electorates and reserved seats

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Both are correct statements
The Pact established provision for the seat reservation for the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) in provincial legislature. The STs and SCs would form an electoral college which would elect four candidates for the general electorate. The representation of these classes was based on the standards of joint electorates and reserved seats.

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