Consider the following statements about the State Election Commissioner:

  1. The state election commissioner is appointed by the Governor of the state
  2. The state election commissioner can be removed from office only in like manner and on the like grounds as a Judge of the High Court

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Both are correct statements
The State Election Commissioner is appointed by the Governor of the state. The state election commissioner can be removed from office only in like manner and on the like grounds as a Judge of the High Court.

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