Assertion (A): For Lok Sabha elections, the  country is divided into 543 constituencies.  

Reason (R): The representative elected from each constituency is called a Member of Parliament or an MP.

Options:  

(a) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct  explanation of (A). 

(b) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).  

(c) (A) is correct but (R) is wrong.  

(d) (A) is wrong but (R) is correct. 

 

Answer:

So, the correct answer is (a)-Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct  explanation of (A). 

Explanation:

The Congress Party led by Indira Gandhi gave the slogan of Garibi Hatao(Remove Poverty) in the Lok Sabha elections of 1971.

The party promised to reorient all government policies to remove poverty from the country.

Let’s Check

  • Assertion (A): The Congress Party led by Indira Gandhi gave the slogan of Garibi Hatao(Remove Poverty) in the Lok Sabha elections of 1971. This i s True.

  • Reasoning (R) : The party promised to reorient all government policies to remove poverty from the country. This i s true.

  • The party promised to reorient all government policies to remove poverty from the country starting with the slogan Garibi hatao. So, Reasoning is the correct explanation for the assertion

So, 

  • Assertion is true
  • Reasoning is true
  • Reasoning is the correct explanation for the assertion

Thus, the correct answer is (a).

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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 14 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.