Question: When was the first state formed in India?


When were Indian states formed?

On January 21, 1972, the three states of Meghalaya, Manipur, and Tripura in the northeast were formed.

State formation in India.

States Andhra Pradesh
Zone Southern
Capital Amaravati, Hyderabad
Founded Year 1. Nov. 1956
Official Languages Telugu

When was the first state formed?

The first state to join the Union was Delaware, which ratified the 1787 Constitution (which created the federal Union of states that exists today) on December 7, 1787. Pennsylvania closely followed it on December 12, 1787, and New Jersey on December 18, 1787.

United States by Statehood.

State Statehood Year
New Mexico 1912
Alaska 1959
Hawaii 1959

Which is the last state formed in India?

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

Who made states in India?

Article 3 of the Indian Constitution provides for the creation of a new state through a bill tabled in Parliament on the President’s recommendation after consultations with the legislatures of the affected states. Jhankhand, Uttarakhand and Chhattisgarh were created in 2000 on socio-political basis.

Is there 28 states in India?

According to the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019, the appointed day for the two Union Territories J&K and Ladakh was October 31. With the merger of Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, the number of UT’s have come down to eight. …

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What was the last 2 states?

There are fifty (50) states and Washington D.C.The last two states to join the Union were Alaska (49th) and Hawaii (50th). Both joined in 1959.

Which is the India’s richest state?


Rank State/Union Territory Nominal GDP ₹ lakh crore = INR trillions; USD billions
1 Maharashtra ₹32.24 lakh crore (US$450 billion)
2 Tamil Nadu ₹19.43 lakh crore (US$270 billion)
3 Uttar Pradesh ₹17.05 lakh crore (US$240 billion)
4 Karnataka ₹16.65 lakh crore (US$230 billion)
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