Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly:

  1. is nominated by the Speaker
  2. holds the office during the pleasure of Speaker

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] Neither 1 nor 2

First statement is incorrect because Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly is elected by assembly itself from amongst its members. Second statement is incorrect because he/she can be removed by a resolution passed by a majority of all the then members of the assembly. 

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