Southern Zonal Council

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Southern India Zonal Council in red

Southern Zonal Council is a zonal council that comprises the states and union territories of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana which is headquartered at the City of Chennai.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep are not members of any of the Zonal Councils.[1] However, they are presently special invitees to the Southern Zonal Council[2]

The States have been grouped into six zones having an Advisory Council forster cooperation among these States. Five Zonal Councils were set up vide Part-III of the States Reorganisation Act, 1956.[3][4][5]

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