Creation Of New District In India

With reference to the process of creation of new district in India, consider the following statements:

  1. The power to create new districts or alter or abolish existing districts rests with the State governments.
  2. A new district can be created either through an executive order or by passing a law in the State Assembly.
  3. The Centre has no role to play in the alteration of districts or creation of new ones. States are free to decide.

Choose the correct statement(s) from the options given below:

1 and 2
2 and 3
1, 2 and 3
1 and 3