Who Shall be the Ex-officio Chairman of Council of States:

  1. The President of India
  2. The Vice President of India
  3. The Council of states shall choose a member of the council to act as chairman
  4. The Speaker of the House of People
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 23rd August 2015 in Politics.
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    Answer: (2) The Vice President of India

    The Vice-President to be ex officio Chairman of the Council of States and shall not hold any other office of profit. 

    According to the Article 64 of Indian Constitution
    The Vice President to be ex officio Chairman of the council of States The Vice President shall be ex officio chairman of the council of States and shall not hold any other office of profit: Provided that during any other office of profit: Provided that during any period when the Vice-President acts as President or discharges the functions of the President under Article 65, he shall not perform the duties of the office of the chairman of the council of States and Shall not be entitled to any salary or allowance payable to the chairman of the council of States under Article 97.

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 4th September 2015.
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