Consider the following statements:
- Special Category states are defined as per criteria listed in Constitution of India
- Hilly terrain and location along borders are one of the criteria to select special category states in India
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
Special Category states are not a constitutional prerogative. The category has been devised by the Government to pay attention to the many problems apart from the financial viability of these states.
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