Q. Consider the following statements regarding “Constituent Assembly”:
1.The Constituent Assembly held its first meeting on December 9, 1946.
2.The Muslim League joined the meeting.
Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

Explanation: The Constituent Assembly held its first meeting on December 9, 1946. The Muslim League boycotted the meeting and insisted on a separate state of Pakistan.

The meeting was, thus, attended by only 211 members. Dr. Sachchidananda Sinha, the oldest member, was elected as the temporary President of the Assembly, following the French practice.

Source: Laxmikanth

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