Consider the following statements:
Assertion: Humid climate is helpful for cotton textile industry
Reason: The damage to the cotton spinning machinery is minimized in Humid climate
Which among the above is / are correct?

Answer: [A] Assertion is correct, reason is incorrect

The cotton yarn gets difficult to spun during dry conditions. One advantage of the concentration of the cotton industry in Mumbai is that it has humid climate and the thread does not break so frequently.

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