Which state is divided in India?

On 31 October 2019, Jammu and Kashmir state was split into two new Union Territories: Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

Which Indian state is divided into two parts?

In August 2019, the Parliament of India passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019, which contains provisions to reorganise the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories; Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, effective from 31 October 2019.

How many states in India divided into?

There are 28 states and 8 Union territories in the country.

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.

Which is the 1st state of India?

Andhra Pradesh was the first state of Independent India formed on a linguistic basis. It was formed on October 1, 1953.

Which state is removed from India?

The August 2019 Presidential order stated that all the provisions of the Indian Constitution applied to Jammu and Kashmir. This in effect meant that the separate Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir stood abrogated, and a single constitution now applied to all the Indian states.

Which is the newest state in 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.

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What are the 7 territories?

India has seven Union territories. Name them.

  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  • Chandigarh.
  • Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
  • Daman and Diu.
  • Delhi (National Capital Territory)
  • Lakshadweep.
  • Puducherry.

Which is the smallest state in India?

Area of India : 3,287,240 Sq km.*

Largest State Rajasthan 342,239 Sq km
Smallest State Goa 3,702 Sq km
Largest Union Territory Andaman & Nicobar Islands 8,249 Sq km
Smallest Union Territory Lakshadweep 32 Sq km
Largest District Kachchh (Gujarat) 45,652 Sq km