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<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--> Which of the Following Statement(s) is/are correct about the Asiatic Society of Bengal.

1. Asiatic Society founded in 1784 by Sir. William Jones
2. It is under the Ministry of Human Resources.
3. It translated the most important texts from Sanskrit and several from Persian.

select the correct answer using the codes given below

A
1 only
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1 and 3
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2 and 3
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1, 2 and 3
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The correct option is B 1 and 3
<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--> The Asiatic Society was founded in 1784 by Sir. William Jones is a unique institution having served as a fountainhead of all literary and scientific activities. It was visualised as a centre for Asian studies. Decipherment of the Brahmi Script by James Princep in 1837.

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