Q: 107 (CDS-II/2007)

Consider the following statements :
1. At the time of independence, the Government of India followed the calendar based on Saka era.
2. The National Calendar commenced on Chaitra 1 Saka, 1879 corresponding to March 22, 1957 A D.
Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?
question_subject: 
General Knowledge
question_year: 
2007
question_exam: 
CDS-II
stats: 
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