With reference to the District Planning Committee, which among the following is / are correct statements?
1. The major function of the District Planning Committee is to consolidate the plans prepared by district Panchayats and municipalities
2. All the members of district planning committee are elected by the elected members of the district Panchayat and municipalities
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [A] Only 1

The second statement is incorrect. Constitution provides that four-fifths of the members of a district planning committee should be elected by the elected members of the district Panchayat and municipalities in the district from amongst themselves. The representation of these members in the committee should be in proportion to the ratio between the rural and urban populations in the district.

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