|Which of the following statements regarding the Zonal Councils that have been set up in India under the States Reorganisation Act, 1956 is incorrect?
|1. The Chairman of all the Zonal Councils is the Prime Minister of India.
|2. Union Territories are also part of the Zonal Councils.
|3. The recommendations of Zonal Councils are non-binding in nature.
|4. North-Eastern states are not part of any Zonal Councils.
|Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
A) Only 1
B) 3 and 4
C) 1 and 2
D) All of these
Correct Answer: A
Solution :[a] Statement 1 is incorrect. The Chairman of all the Zonal Councils is the Home Minister of India and not the Prime Minister. Statement 2 is correct, for instance Delhi and Chandigarh are part of the Northern Zonal Councils, Statement 3 is also correct. Zonal Councils are simply deliberative and advisory bodies and their recommendations are non-binding in nature. Statement 4 is also correct as the 7 North-Eastern states are not part of any of the 5 Zonal Councils. These states got their own North-Eastern council with the enactment of the North-Eastern Council Act in
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