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Home Minister Rajnath Singh led 21st meeting of Central Zonal Council in UP's Lucknow



Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the 21st meeting of Central Zonal Council in UP's Lucknow: Details, Highlights

Home Minister Rajnath Singh has chaired 21st edition of meeting of the Central Zonal Council on 24th September 2018 in Lucknow.

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath was vice chairman of the council and the host.

The meeting comprised of the states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Uttarakhand. 

It addressed the common concerns of the participating states and settled cross-border concerns.

Some of these issues are Issue of distribution of assets between Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand & Issues related to Dams, Flow of Rivers and compensation for certain projects.

The previous meeting of the council was held in January 2015.

Under the State Reorganization Act, 1956, 5 Zonal Councils — central, western, northern, southern and eastern — have been established.

Uttar Pradesh

Formation: 24 January 1950

Capital: Lucknow

Districts: 75

Governor: Ram Naik

Chief Minister: Yogi Adityanath

National Parks: Dudhwa National Park, Philibit Tiger Reserve, Sandi Bird Sanctuary.

UNESCO Heritage Site: Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri.


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