Which of the Following Statement is Correct?

By Mandeep Kumar|Updated : July 16th, 2022

a. According to Article 53 of the Indian constitution there shall be a President of India.

b. To be eligible for the post of President of India, a person shall be a citizen of India, completed age of 30 years, and should have qualified for election as a member of the Lok Sabha.

c. The President of India is not a member of either house of the Parliament i.e. the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.

d. Article 60 of the Indian Constitution describes the process of impeachment of the President.

Answer: b. The President of India is not a member of either house of the Parliament i.e. the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.

Article 59 of the Indian Constitution laid down the conditions of the President’s Office. Some key points that are mentioned in the article are the President should not be a member of the House of the State Legislature or either House of Parliament. The allowances and emoluments shall not be reduced during his term of office. He can use the official residence Rastrapathi Bhavan without paying any rent. He must not hold any office of profit. The President is entitled to allowances, privileges, and emoluments as determined by the Parliament.

Summary:

Which of the Following Statement is Correct?

The President of India is not a member of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. He has to vacate the seat in the house as he enters upon the office of the President.

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