Why India is divided in states?
India has been divided into states and union territories in order to maintain effective administration, maintain law and order, provide citizens their necessities and for overall development.
Why the states are divided?
The states are divided on the basis of languages, and New Delhi is the national capital. Rajasthan is the largest and Goa is the smallest state. States are further divided into districts.
Which states are separated from India?
On 2 June 2014, Telangana was separated from Andhra Pradesh as the 29th state of the union. On 31 October 2019, Jammu and Kashmir state was split into two new Union Territories: Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
How were the states formed in India?
In 1956, as a part of the States Reorganization Act, the states in India were arranged on linguistic basis. This resulted in the creation of new states. Andhra Pradesh was created by merging Andhra State with the Telugu speaking area of the Hyderabad State.
Which is the first state of India?
Thus,Andhra became the first state in India in 1953 with Kurnool as its capital.
How many states are there in India after 370?
28 States and 9 Union Territories of India After Removing Article 370.
Why Union territories are made in India?
1- Except for Delhi, Union Territories have less population and land size as compared to a state. Thus, these are too small to be independent and are administered by Union Government (except for Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir and Puducherry).
Which is the 29th state in India?
Telangana was created on 2 June 2014 as ten former districts of north-western Andhra Pradesh.