A) A.P and Karnataka
B) A.P. and Tamil Nadu
C) Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
D) Chattisgarh, Orissa and A.P.
Correct Answer: A
Solution :[a] After independence in 1947, the Indian government established IST as the official time for the whole country, although Kolkata and Mumbai retained their own local time for a few more years. The Central observatory was moved from Chennai to a location near Mirzapur, so that it would be as close to UTC + 5:30 as possible. During the Sino-Indian War of 1962 and the Indo-Pakistan Wars of 1965 and 1971, daylight saving was briefly used to reduce civilian energy consumption. Tropic of Cancer passes through 8 (Eight) states: Gujarat, Rajasthan, MP, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Tripura and Mizoram. Indian standard Meridian (82.5 E longitude) passes through UP, MP, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Andhra Pradesh.
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