Q. Article 350B of Indian Constitution has provision relating to which of the following?

[A] Language to be used in representations for redress of grievances.

[B] Special officer for linguistic minorities.

[C] Directive for development of the hindi language.

[D] Facilities for instruction in mother-tongue at primary stage.

Answer: B

Originally, the Constitution of India did not make any provision with respect to the Special Officer for Linguistic Minorities.  

  • Later, the States Reorganisation Commission (1953-55) made a recommendation in this regard.  
  • Accordingly, the Seventh Constitutional Amendment Act of 1956 inserted a new Article 350-B in Part XVII of the Constitution. 

Source: Laxmikanth