In the proposed federal polity of the Government of India act 1935, how many members had to be elected on communal basis for the Upper House of the bicameral legislature at the center

Answer :- 150

The upper house was called Council of States and it consisted of 260 members. Out of these 260 members 156 were to represent the provinces and 104 to the native states. Out of the 156 which were trepresent the provinces, 150 were to be elected on communal basis. Seats reserved for Hindus, Muslim Sikhs, were to be filled by direct elections and Seats reserved for Indian Christians, Anglo Indians and Europeans was to be filled by indirect method of a electoral college consisting of their representativmembers.