Q. With reference to the Siliguri Corridor, consider the following statements:
1.It serves as a natural buffer zone between the Himalayan Mountain range and the neighboring countries of Nepal and Bhutan.
2.All land trade between the North East and the rest of the country happens through this corridor.
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:
Statement 1 is incorrect. Siliguri Corridor or Chicken’s neck, is a narrow stretch of land located in the West Bengal, that connects India’s northeastern states to the rest of India. It is located between Nepal and Bhutan to the north and Bangladesh to the south.
Statement 2 is correct. All land trade between the North East and the rest of the country happens through this corridor.