Given below are two statements: One is labelled as Assertion A and the other is labelled as Reason R.
Assertion (A): The People of Harappan civilization are said to have commercial links with the people of the Tigris and Euphrates basins.
Reason (R): There is no archaeological evidence to substantiate the hypothesis of trade links with Mesopotamia.
In the light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below:
1. Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
2. Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) is NOT the correct explanation of (A)
3. (A) is correct but (R) is not correct
4. (A) is not correct but (R) is correct