Q: 114 (CDS-I/2008)

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 I Saka, 1879 corresponding to March 22, 1957 AD.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
question_subject: 
General Knowledge
question_year: 
2008
question_exam: 
CDS-I
stats: 
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