Consider the following statements:

  1. Members of SCs or STs can contest election to Legislative Assembly only on seats reserved for them
  2. A person to be elected to the legislative council of a state must be an elector for the assembly constituency of that state

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] 2 Only

First statement is incorrect because members of SCs or STs can also contest election to Legislative Assembly on seats not reserved for them. Second statement is correct.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module