Consider the following observations about the provisions of Grant-in-aid in India:

  1. The Article 275 of the Constitution of India provides that every state of India shall be allocated grants-in-aid
  2. The allocation of grants-in-aid has to be uniformly distributed as per a ratio of the population / Income of the concerned state
  3. The role of Finance Commission is to ensure that the grants-in-aid reaches every state as per the provisions of the Constitution of India

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] None of them

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