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Correct Option is Only 1

73rd Constitutional Amendment Act of 1992 The act added part IX to the constitution, the Panchayats, and also added the eleventh schedule which consists of the 29 functional items of panchayats. Part IX of the constitution contains Article 243 to Article 243 O. Hence statement 2 is incorrect. The provisions of Part IX of the constitution relating to the Panchayats are not applicable to the Fifth Schedule areas. Hence statement 1 is correct. Article 244 (1) of the Constitution of India, the ‘Scheduled Areas’ are defined as such areas as the President may by order declare to be Scheduled Areas.

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