UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-1

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    Which of the following statements meets the objective of the Zonal Councils.
    1. To achieve motional integration of the country.
    2. To secure some kind of political equilibrium between different regions of the country.
    3. To enable the centre and states to cooperate with each other in social and economic matters.
    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    A)  1 and 3           

    B)  1 and 2

    C)  2 and 3           

    D)  All of these

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] The Zonal Councils are the statutory (and not constitutional) bodies and are established by States Reorganisation Act of 1956. All of the statements given are correct, some of the other objectives are to help in arresting the growth of acute state-consciousness, regionalism, linguism and particularistic trends. To help in removing the after-effects of separation in some cases so that the process of reorganisation, integration and economic advancement may synchronise. To cooperate with each other in the successful and speedy execution of major development projects. So, correct option is [d].

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