States and union territories of India

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India is a federal union comprising 28 states and 9 union territories, for a total of 37 entities.wikipedia
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Union territory

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India is a federal union comprising 28 states and 9 union territories, for a total of 37 entities.
Unlike the states of India, which have their own governments, union territories are usually federal territories governed directly by the central Government of India.

Himachal Pradesh

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The Punjab Reorganisation Act of 1966 resulted in the creation of Haryana on 1 November and the transfer of the northern districts of Punjab to Himachal Pradesh.
Himachal Pradesh ( "snow-laden province") is a state in the northern part of India.

Federalism

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India is a federal union comprising 28 states and 9 union territories, for a total of 37 entities.
The Government of India (referred to as the Union Government) was established by the Constitution of India, and is the governing authority of a federal union of 28 states and 9 union territories.

Madhya Bharat

MadhyaMalwa Union
Madhya Bharat, also known as Malwa Union, was an Indian state in west-central India, created on 28 May 1948 from twenty-five princely states which until 1947 had been part of the Central India Agency, with Jiwajirao Scindia as its Rajpramukh.

Bihar

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Rajasthan and Punjab gained territories from Ajmer and Patiala and East Punjab States Union respectively and certain territories of Bihar was transferred to West Bengal.
Bihar is a state in eastern India.

Madras State

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Andhra State was created on 1 October 1953 from the Telugu-speaking northern districts of Madras State.
Madras State was a state of India during the mid-20th century.

Uttar Pradesh

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In November 2000, three new states were created; namely, Chhattisgarh from eastern Madhya Pradesh, Uttaranchal from northwest Uttar Pradesh (renamed Uttarakhand in 2007) and Jharkhand from southern districts of Bihar.
Uttar Pradesh (IAST: Uttar Pradeś ) is a state in northern India.

West Bengal

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Rajasthan and Punjab gained territories from Ajmer and Patiala and East Punjab States Union respectively and certain territories of Bihar was transferred to West Bengal.
West Bengal (Paschim Banga) is a state in the eastern region of India along the Bay of Bengal.

Hyderabad State (1948–56)

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Mysore State was re-organized with the addition of districts of Bellary and South Canara (excluding Kasaragod taluk) and the Kollegal taluk of Coimbatore district from the Madras State, the districts of Belgaum, Bijapur, North Canara and Dharwad from Bombay State, the Kannada-majority districts of Bidar, Raichur and Gulbarga from Hyderabad State and the province of Coorg. Bombay State was enlarged by the addition of Saurashtra State and Kutch State, the Marathi-speaking districts of Nagpur Division of Madhya Pradesh and Marathwada region of Hyderabad State.
Hyderabad State was a state in Independent India, formed after the accession of the princely state of Hyderabad into the Indian Union on 17 September 1948.

Patiala and East Punjab States Union

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Rajasthan and Punjab gained territories from Ajmer and Patiala and East Punjab States Union respectively and certain territories of Bihar was transferred to West Bengal.
The Patiala and East Punjab States Union (PEPSU) was a state of India uniting eight princely states between 1948 and 1956.

President of India

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The president is indirectly elected by an electoral college comprising the Parliament of India (both houses) and the legislative assemblies of each of India's states and territories, who themselves are all directly elected.

Rajputana

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Rājputāna, meaning "Land of the Rajputs", was a region in India that included mainly the present-day Indian state of Rajasthan, as well as parts of Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, and some adjoining areas of Sindh in modern-day southern Pakistan.

Manipur

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North-eastern states of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura were formed on 21 January 1972.
Manipur is a state in northeastern India, with the city of Imphal as its capital.

Tripura

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North-eastern states of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura were formed on 21 January 1972.
Tripura is a state in northeastern India.

Madhya Pradesh

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In November 2000, three new states were created; namely, Chhattisgarh from eastern Madhya Pradesh, Uttaranchal from northwest Uttar Pradesh (renamed Uttarakhand in 2007) and Jharkhand from southern districts of Bihar. Bombay State was enlarged by the addition of Saurashtra State and Kutch State, the Marathi-speaking districts of Nagpur Division of Madhya Pradesh and Marathwada region of Hyderabad State.
590–647) ruled the northern parts of the state.

Delhi

Delhi, IndiaNational Capital Territory of DelhiNational Capital Territory
A union territory, the political administration of the NCT of Delhi today more closely resembles that of a state of India, with its own legislature, high court and an executive council of ministers headed by a Chief Minister.

Puducherry

PondicherryPondichéryUnion Territory of Puducherry
The Union Territory of Puducherry was created in 1954 comprising the previous French enclaves of Pondichéry, Karaikal, Yanam and Mahé.
Puducherry (Tamil:, ), also known by the rendering Pondicherry, is one of the 9 union territories of India.

List of districts in India

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Andhra State was created on 1 October 1953 from the Telugu-speaking northern districts of Madras State. The states and union territories are further subdivided into districts and smaller administrative divisions.
A district (zilā) is an administrative division of an Indian state or territory.

States Reorganisation Act, 1956

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The States Reorganisation Act of 1956 reorganised the states based on linguistic lines resulting in the creation of the new states.
The States Reorganisation Act, 1956 was a major reform of the boundaries of India's states and territories, organising them along linguistic lines.

Andhra Pradesh

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Andhra Pradesh was created with the merger of Andhra State with the Telugu-speaking districts of Hyderabad State in 1956.
Andhra Pradesh is one of the 28 states of India, situated in the south-east of the country.

Telugu language

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Andhra State was created on 1 October 1953 from the Telugu-speaking northern districts of Madras State.
It stands alongside Hindi, English and Bengali as one of the few languages with primary official language status in more than one Indian state.

Karaikal

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The Union Territory of Puducherry was created in 1954 comprising the previous French enclaves of Pondichéry, Karaikal, Yanam and Mahé.
Karaikal (/kʌdɛkʌl/, French: Karikal /kaʁikal/) is a town of the Indian Union Territory of Puducherry, with a population of 222,589 and an area of 30 km 2.

Coimbatore district

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Mysore State was re-organized with the addition of districts of Bellary and South Canara (excluding Kasaragod taluk) and the Kollegal taluk of Coimbatore district from the Madras State, the districts of Belgaum, Bijapur, North Canara and Dharwad from Bombay State, the Kannada-majority districts of Bidar, Raichur and Gulbarga from Hyderabad State and the province of Coorg.
Coimbatore District is a district in the state of Tamil Nadu.