Consider the following statements about procedure of Joint Sitting in Indian Parliament:

  1. In the absence of Speaker, the Chairman of Rajya Sabha presides over the joint sitting of the two houses
  2. The quorum to constitute a joint sitting is one-tenth of the total number of members of the two Houses

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] Only 2

First statement is incorrect because Chairman of Rajya Sabha does not preside over a joint sitting as he is not a member of either House of Parliament.

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