Which one of the following statements regarding the office of the Speaker is correct?

A) He holds office during the pleasure of the President

B) He needs not be a member of the House at the time of his election but has to
become a member of the House within 6 months from the date of his election

C) He losses his office if the House is dissolved before the expiry of its term

D) If he intends to resign, the letter of his resignation is to be addressed to the
Deputy Speaker

Correct Answer:
D) If he intends to resign, the letter of his resignation is to be addressed to the
Deputy Speaker

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