In context with the Election of Speaker in a newly constituted Lok Sabha, consider the following statements:
1. A member of Lok Sabha can propose his / her own name if he / she desires to contest the election
2. The date for election of the speaker is fixed by President
3. Until a new speaker is elected, Lok Sabha is presided by Secretary-General of Lok Sabha
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A]Only 1 is correct
[B]Only 2 & 3 are correct
[C]Only 1 & 2 are correct
[D]Only 2 is correct
Only 2 is correct
Election of the Speaker of Lok Sabha oElection of Speaker shall be held on such date as the President may fix, and the Secretary-General shall send to every member notice of this date. oAt any time before noon on the day preceding the date so fixed, any member may give notice in writing, addressed to the Secretary- General, of a motion that another member be chosen as the Speaker of the House, and the notice shall be seconded by a third member and shall be accompanied by a statement by the member whose name is proposed in the notice that he is willing to serve as Speaker, if elected: oProvided that a member shall not propose his own name, or second a motion proposing his own name, or propose or second more than one motion. oA member in whose name a motion stands on the list of business shall, unless he states that he does not wish to move the motion, move the motion when called upon to do so. In either case he shall confine himself to a mere statement to the effect that he moves the motion or that he does not intend to move the motion. oThe motions which have been moved and duly seconded shall be put one by one in the order in which they have been moved, and decided, if necessary, by division. If any motion is carried, the person presiding shall, without putting later motions, declare that the member proposed in the motion which has been carried, has been chosen as the Speaker of the House.