|Consider the following statements for the purpose of holding direct elections to the Lok Sabha.|
|1. Each State is divided into territorial constituencies.|
|2. Each State is allotted a number of seats in the Lok Sabha in such a manner that the ratio between that number and its population is the same for all states. This provision does not apply to a state having a population of less than a 6millions.|
|3. Each state is allotted a number of seats in the Lok Sabha in such a manner that the ratio between the population of each constituency and the number of seats allotted to it is the same throughout the state.|
|Which of the statements given above are correct?|
A) 1 and 3
B) 1 and 2
C) 2 and 3
D) All of these
Correct Answer: D
Solution :[d] The Constitution ensures that there is uniformity of representation in two aspects. One is between the different states and another is between the different constituencies in the same state. The expression population means the population as ascertained at the preceding census of which the relevant figures have been published. After every census, a readjustment is to be made in allocation of seats in the Lok Sabha to the states and division of each state into territorial, constituencies.
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