Chidambaram chairs meeting of Central Zone Council

October 27th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI  

P. Chidambaram New Delhi, Oct. 27 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram chaired the 19th meeting of the Central Zone Council (CZC) here on Wednesday.

The CZC consists of the states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Uttarakhand.

Issues related to internal security like intelligence gathering and deployment of central paramilitary forces were reportedly discussed at the meeting.

The last meeting of the Central Zonal Council was held in 2005 in Bhopal.

There are five Zonal Councils in India.

First established in 1956, these are advisory bodies that provide a common meeting ground to the states in each zone for solution of inter-state and central-state problems. (ANI)

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