|With reference to States in India, consider the following statements:|
|1. Six months shall not intervene between the as sitting of the State Legislature and the first sitting of next session.|
|2. After every general election to the State Assembly, the Governor has to address the State Assembly on the very first sitting so also the first session every year. Which of these statements are correct?|
A) Only 1
B) Only 2
C) Both 1 and 2
D) neither 1 nor 2
Correct Answer: C
Solution :[c] 1. The Governor shall from time to time summon the House or each House of the Legislature of the State to meet at such time and place as he thinks fit, but six months shall not intervene between its last sitting in one session, and the date appointed for its first sitting in the next session. Article 176 says that at the commencement of the first session after each general election to the Legislative Assembly and at the commencement of the first session of each year, the Governor shall address the Legislative Assembly or, in the case of a State having a Legislative Council, both Houses assembled together and inform the Legislature of the causes of its summons.
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