Civics

During emergency, the term of Lok Sabha may be extended at a time for a period not exceeding __________.


ANSWER

1 years


SOLUTION

The Lok Sabha, unless sooner dissolved, continues to operate for five years from the date appointed for its first meeting and the expiration of the period of five years. However, while a proclamation of emergency is in operation, this period may be extended by Parliament by law for a period not exceeding one year at a time and not extending, in any case, beyond a period of six months after the proclamation has ceased to operate

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