Consider the following statements about Vice-President of India:

  1. Vice-President is neither an elected nor nominated member of Rajya Sabha
  2. Vice-President of India can be removed from the office only by a process of impeachment for the violation of the Constitution

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [A] 1 Only

Second statement is incorrect because No ground has been mentioned in the constitution for the removal of Vice-President. Vice-President can be removed from office by a resolution of the Council of States passed by a majority of all the then members of the Council and agreed to the House of the People.

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