When were states divided in India?

Who divided the states of India?

Following the States Reorganization Act of 1956, more states were created. On May 1, 1960, Bombay State was divided into the two states of Maharashtra and Gujarat.

State formation in India.

Union territories Daman and Diu
Daman
30. May. 1987
English, Gujarati, Hindi, Konkani

How many states India has been divided?

There are 28 states and 8 Union territories in the country. Union Territories are administered by the President through an Administrator appointed by him/her. From the largest to the smallest, each State/ UT of India has a unique demography, history and culture, dress, festivals, language etc.

Which is the oldest state in India?

UP, Bihar have India’s youngest populations; Kerala, Tamil Nadu are the oldest.

Which state of India was not ruled by British?

Apart from Hyderabad, there was one more state that had not acceded to the Indian union by August 15, 1947, the Gujarati state of Junagadh. Junagadh was the most important among the group of Kathiawar states. Here too, the Nawab, Muhammad Mahabat Khanji III ruled over a large Hindu population.

Which state became a part of India in 1975?

Sikkim became the 22nd State of India Vide Constitution(36th Amendment) Act 1975.

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Which is the 29th state in India?

Telangana was created on 2 June 2014 from ten former districts of north-western Andhra Pradesh.

Which state is coldest in India?

Dras. Located in the Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Dras is actually a silent town which is also called the ‘Gateway of Ladakh’. This is the coldest place in India which also ranks as the second coldest place on Earth.