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Correct Option is None of the above

The Legislature of every State shall consist of the Governor and the State Legislature. Articles 168 to 212 in Part VI of the Constitution deal with the organisation, composition, duration, officers, procedures, privileges, powers and so on of the state legislature. Representation of People Act (1951) has prescribed a number of additional disqualifications for MPs and MLAs of Parliament and state legislatures 1.He must not have been punished for preaching and practicing social crimes such as untouchability, dowry and sati 2.He must not have been found guilty of certain election offences or corrupt practices in the elections 3.He must not have been convicted for any offence resulting in imprisonment for two or more years. But, the detention of a person under a preventive detention law is not a disqualification. 4.He must not have failed to lodge an account of his election expenses within the time. 5.He must not have any interest in government contracts, works or services. 6.He must not be a director or managing agent nor hold an office of profit in a corporation in which the government has at least 25 per cent share. 7.He must not have been dismissed from government service for corruption or disloyalty to the state Hence both statements are correct, option (d) is correct.

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