The legislative council of a state can be created or abolished by the:

Answer: [D] Parliament on recommendation of concerned state legislative assembly

Fourth statement is the correct answer because it requires parliament approval after legislative assembly recommendation for abolishment or creation of the council.The size of the legislative council cannot be more than one-third the membership of the legislative assembly.However; its size cannot be less than 40 members (except in Jammu and Kashmir, where there are 36 by an Act of Parliament.

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