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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 17 August 2020

Question 1.



State reorganization commission consisted of –

H N Kunzru

Fazal Ali

K M Panikkar


Question 2.

Answer- b


  • The Commission recommended that India’s state boundaries should be reorganized to form 14 states and 6 territories.
  • Andhra Pradesh was the first state to be formed on the linguistic basis.


Question 3.

Answer- d


S.K. Dhar Commission (1947) suggested the following criteria along with language for the reorganization of States:

  1. Geographical contiguity
  2. Financial self-reliance
  3. Administrative viability


Question 4.

Answer- a

Explanation :

  • The Congress, in its Jaipur session in 1948, appointed a three member committee to consider the recommendations of Dhar Commission.
  • The Committee is properly known as JVP Committee after the names of its three members – Jawaharlal Nehru, Vallabh Bhai Patel and PattabhiSitarammaiah


Question 5.

Answer- a


  • Rayalaseema is proposed in Andhra Pradesh


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