SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    In which one of the following States, Legislative Council was abolished on the recommendations of the Legislative Assembly

    A)  Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

    B)  Andhra Pradesh and Bihar

    C)  Tamil Nadu and Bihar

    D)  Nagaland and Sikkim

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] In April 2007, the State of Andhra Pradesh re- established its Legislative Council. In 2010 the Parliament passed an Act to re-establish a Legislative Council for an eighth state, Tamil Nadu, but implementation of the Act has been put on hold pending legal action; the state government has also expressed its opposition to the council's revival. Union Cabinet of India has cleared the State of Assam to form a Legislative Council on 28 November 2013. Odisha state is preparing to set up a legislative council after conducting a study in Karnataka and Maharashtra. As of 2014, seven (out of twenty-nine) states have a Legislative Council: Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh. In addition, Rajasthan and Assam are cleared by the parliament of India to make their own Vidhan Parishads.

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