Eastern Zonal Council

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Eastern Zonal Councils in Blue, India

Eastern Zonal Council is a zonal council that comprises the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal.[1][2]

The States have been grouped into six zones having an Advisory Council to foster cooperation among these States. Five Zonal Councils were set up vide Part-III of the States Reorganisation Act, 1956.[3][1][2]

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  1. ^ a b "Genesis | ISCS". Retrieved 1 April 2020.
  2. ^ a b "The States Reorganisation Act, 1956 (Act No.37 Of 1956)" (PDF). Retrieved 16 November 2020.
  3. ^ "NEC -- North Eastern Council". Archived from the original on 15 April 2012. Retrieved 25 March 2012.