Question of The Day30-05-2021

Who can create or abolish the State Legislative Council as per Article 169 of the Indian Constitution?


Correct Answer : d ) Parliament, if the resolution is passed by the legislative assembly of that State by special majority. 

Explanation :

According to Article 169 of the Indian Constitution, Parliament may by law provide for the abolition or the creation of a Council in a State, if the Legislative Assembly of the State passes a resolution to that effect by a majority of the total membership of the Assembly and by a majority of not less than two thirds of the members of the Assembly present and voting i.e. special majority.

Recently, West Bengal’s state cabinet has given its approval to the creation of a legislative council in the State.

Hence, option (d) is correct.

Such type of question is asked in various government exams like SSC CGL, SSC MTS, SSC CPO, SSC CHSL, RRB JE, RRB NTPC, UPSC CDS, UPSC NDA, State PCS etc.

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