|With reference to the Presidential election in India, consider the following statements:|
|1) The nomination paper of a candidate for the Presidential election should be signed by at least 50 electors as proposers and 50 as seconders.|
|2) The prescribed security deposit, in the Presidential election is Rs.25, 000. Which of these statements is/are correct?|
A) Only 1
B) only 2
C) Both 1 & 2
D) neither 1 nor 2
Correct Answer: A
Solution :[a] A nomination has to be subscribed by at least 50 electors as proposers and an equal number of electors as seconders. An elector can subscribe to only one nomination paper of a candidate as either a proposer or a seconder and the security deposit for the election is Rs. 15, 000, required to be made along with the nomination paper.
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