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Correct Option is 1 and 2

The Constituent Assembly was constituted in November 1946 under the scheme formulated by the Cabinet Mission Plan. 1. The total strength of the Constituent Assembly was to be 389. Of these, 296 seats were to be allotted to British India and 93 seats to the Princely States. Out of 296 seats allotted to British India, 292 members were to be drawn from the eleven governors provinces and four from the four chief commissioners provinces, one from each. Hence statement 1 is correct. 2. Seats allocated to each British province were to be divided among the three principal communities—Muslims, Sikhs and general (all except Muslims and Sikhs), in proportion to their population. Hence statement 2 is correct. 3. Constituent Assembly was to be a partly elected and partly nominated body. The members were to be indirectly elected by the members of the provincial assemblies, who themselves were elected on a limited franchise. Hence statement 3 is not correct.

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