Different commissions for SCs and Sts - Indian polity and Governance

Q.  Consider the following statements

1. Article 338 tells appointment of a Special Officer for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes appointed by the President.
2. 46th Amendment replaced the single member Special Officer by multi-member body
3. 89th Amendment separated commission establishing different commissions for SCs and Sts.
4. National Commission for Backward Classes was estblished through amedment.

Which of the above statements are correct?

- Published on 05 Jun 15

a. 1,2,3
b. 2,3,4
c. 1,3,4
d. All

ANSWER: 1,2,3
National Commission for Backward Classes is an Indian statutory body established on 14 August 1993, under the provisions of National Commission for Backward Classes Act, 1993

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