Consider the following:

  1. State Election Commissioner
  2. Chairman of State Public Service Commissions
  3. Chairman of UPSC

Which of the above can be removed only by the President?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

The Chairman and members of a state public service commission are appointed by the governor of the state, but can be removed only by the President. Similarly, the state election commissioner, though appointed by the governor of the state, can be removed only by the President.

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