Consider the following statements:

  1. The Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha is elected from amongst the its members
  2. Nominated members of Rajya Sabha are entitled to vote in the election of the Vice-President of India
  3. The Prime Minister nominates the Leader of the House for Rajya Sabha

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 and 3

All given statements are correct
Leader of the House plays an important role in drawing up the programme of official business in the House. Normally, the Prime Minister nominates a minister who is a member of the Rajya Sabha as Leader of the House, but if the Prime Minister himself is a member of Rajya Sabha, he will act as the Leader of the House.

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