With reference to the State Legislative Council in India, which among the following statements is / are correct?
1. The Legislative Council is a continuing House & two-third of the members retire in two years.
2. Members of local bodies elect one-third of the total number of members of the legislative council
3. If a state legislative council is to be created or abolished , a resolution to that effect is to be first passed by the State legislature by a two-third majority
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3
Only 2 & 3
The first statement is factually incorrect. Legislative Council is a continuing House and one-third of the members retire in two years.