Current Affairs Question - 05 October 2021


National

"Minority"


With reference to the minorities, consider the following statements:

  1. The term "Minority" is not defined in the Indian Constitution. However, the Constitution recognises only religious and linguistic minorities.
  2. Article 29 provides that any section of the citizens residing in any part of India having a distinct language, script or culture of its own, shall have the right to conserve the same. It grants protection to both religious minorities as well as linguistic minorities.
  3. National Commission for Minorities was established as a statutory body with the enactment of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992 (Act XIX of 1992) by the Parliament.

Which of the statement (s) given above is/are correct?

A
1 and 2
B
Only 3
C
2 and 3
D
1, 2 and 3

International

Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS)


With respect to Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), consider the following statements:

  1. It was established in 1975 via the Treaty of Lagos.
  2. There are 15 Members in the group.
  3. Recently, it has imposed sanctions on Mali for second military coup.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A
1 and 2 only
B
2 and 3 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
1,2 and 3

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