Consider the following statements with respect to State of Forests Report 2015:

  1. Arunachal Pradesh has the largest forest cover area in India.
  2. Moderately Dense Forest (MDF) has the maximum share in forest cover of India.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] Only 2 is correct

First statement is incorrect because Madhya Pradesh with area of 77,462 km square has the largest forest cover area in the country. Arunachal Pradesh ranks second in the list.
 

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