Q. With reference to the Zonal Council consider the following statements:
1.The council is presided over by the Defence Minister of India.
2.It is a statutory body established under the State Reorganization Act of 1956.
3.India is divided into twelve zonal councils.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 3 only

Answer: B
Notes:

Statement 1 and 3 are incorrect. Zonal Councils are presided over by the Home Minister of India. India is mainly divided into five zonal councils.

Statement 2 is correct. Zonal council has been established under the State Reorganization Act of 1956.

Source: AIR