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Consider the following statements: Statement-1: In India, prisons are managed by State Governments with their own rules and regulations for the day-to-day administration of prisons. Statement-II: In India, prisons are governed by the Prisons Act, 1894 which expressly kept the subject of prisons in the control of Provincial Governments.

Which one of the following is correct in respect of the above statements?
(a) Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement-II is the correct explanation for Statement-I
(b) Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement-II is not the correct explanation for Statement-I
(c) Statement-I is correct but Statement-II is incorrect
(d) Statement-1 is incorrect. but Statement-II is correct

The correct answer is (a), both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement-II is the correct explanation for Statement-I.

The Prisons Act, 1894 is the main law governing prisons in India. The Act gives the state governments the power to manage prisons. The state governments have their own rules and regulations for the day-to-day administration of prisons. These rules and regulations are made in accordance with the Prisons Act, 1894.

Therefore, both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct. Statement-II is the correct explanation for Statement-I because it explains the legal basis for the state governments’ power to manage prisons.

Reflection in IAS EXPRESS

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