Vindhya Pradesh

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Madhya Pradesh

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It lay between Uttar Pradesh to the north and Madhya Pradesh to the south, and the enclave of Datia, which lay a short distance to the west, was surrounded by the state of Madhya Bharat.
In 1956, this state was reorganised and its parts were combined with the states of Madhya Bharat, Vindhya Pradesh and Bhopal to form the new Madhya Pradesh state, the Marathi-speaking Vidarbha region was removed and merged with the then Bombay State.

Vindhya Range

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It was named for the Vindhya Range, which runs through the centre of the province.
The former Vindhya Pradesh was named after the Vindhya Range.

States Reorganisation Act, 1956

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Vindhya Pradesh was merged into Madhya Pradesh in 1956, following the States Reorganisation Act.
Most were merged into existing provinces; others were organised into new provinces, such as Rajputana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Bharat, and Vindhya Pradesh, made up of multiple princely states; a few, including Mysore, Hyderabad, Bhopal, and Bilaspur, became separate provinces.

Madhya Bharat

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It lay between Uttar Pradesh to the north and Madhya Pradesh to the south, and the enclave of Datia, which lay a short distance to the west, was surrounded by the state of Madhya Bharat.
It was bordered by the states of Bombay (presently Gujarat and Maharashtra) to the southwest, Rajasthan to the northeast, Uttar Pradesh to the north, Uttar Pradesh and Vindhya Pradesh to the east, and Bhopal State and Madhya Pradesh to the southeast.

Rewa (princely state)

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Following the formation of the state in 1948, Martand Singh, the last ruler of the princely state of Rewa became the Rajpramukh and Yadvendra Singh, the last ruler of the princely state of Panna became the Uparajpramukh.
Rewa later merged with the Union of India and became part of Vindhya Pradesh, which was formed by the merger of the former princely states of the Bagelkhand and Bundelkhand agencies.

Central India Agency

Central India
It was created in 1948, shortly after Indian independence, from the territories of the princely states in the eastern portion of the former Central India Agency.
The eastern portion of Central India Agency, including Bagelkhand and Bundelkhand agencies, became the new state Vindhya Pradesh.

Panna State

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Following the formation of the state in 1948, Martand Singh, the last ruler of the princely state of Rewa became the Rajpramukh and Yadvendra Singh, the last ruler of the princely state of Panna became the Uparajpramukh.
Maharaja Mahendra Yadvendra Singh acceded to the Government of India on 1 January 1950, and the kingdom became Panna District of the new Indian state of Vindhya Pradesh.

Tikamgarh district

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After merger, it became one of the eight districts of Vindhya Pradesh state in 1948.

Datia State

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Datia, together with the rest of the Bundelkhand agency, became part of the new state of Vindhya Pradesh in 1950.

Panna district

PannaPanna region
Panna District was part of the new Indian state of Vindhya Pradesh, which was merged into Madhya Pradesh on 1 November 1956.

Bijawar State

Bijawar
The state acceded to India on 1 January 1950, and became part of the state of Vindhya Pradesh, which was merged into Madhya Pradesh on 1 November 1956.

Bhaisunda

Bhaisaunda
In 1948, one year after Indian independence, Bhaisunda was merged into the Indian state of Vindhya Pradesh.

Orchha State

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The district became part of Vindhya Pradesh state, which was merged into the state of Madhya Pradesh in 1956.

Ajaigarh State

Ajaigarh
The former princely state became part of the new Indian state of Vindhya Pradesh, and most of the territory of the former state, including the town of Ajaigarh, became part of Panna District, with a smaller portion going to Chhatarpur District.

Baoni State

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The last ruler, Muhammad al-Hasan Mushtaq, signed the instrument of accession to the Indian Union on 15 August 1947 and continued to rule the state that joined the Union of States of Vindhya Pradesh on 2 April 1948, remaining as head of state until 31 December 1949.

Chhatarpur State

Chhatarpur
After the independence of India in 1947, the Rajas of Chhatarpur acceded to India, and Chhatarpur, together with the rest of Bundelkhand Agency, became part of the Indian state of Vindhya Pradesh.

Paldeo

Paldeo Estate was merged into the Indian state of Vindhya Pradesh in 1948.

Khaniadhana State

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In 1948, the Khaniadhana State acceded to the Union of India and about half of Khaniadhana (27 villages) was included in Shivpuri district of Madhya Bharat while the other half (28 villages) was included in Vindhya Pradesh., which all are now part of Madhya Pradesh.

States and union territories of India

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Vindhya Pradesh was a former state of India.

Tori Fatehpur

Tori-Fatehpur
After Indian independence, on 1 January 1950, Tori Fatehpur acceded to the Indian Union and was merged into the Indian state of Vindhya Pradesh.

Rajpramukh

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Following the formation of the state in 1948, Martand Singh, the last ruler of the princely state of Rewa became the Rajpramukh and Yadvendra Singh, the last ruler of the princely state of Panna became the Uparajpramukh. The nominal heads of the state were the Rajpramukh from 1948–49, the Chief Commissioner from 1949-March, 1952 and the Lieutenant Governor from March, 1952-31 October 1956.
Subsequently, many other Indian states merged with their neighbouring Indian states on the same lines to form the covenanting states known as Vindhya Pradesh, Patiala and East Punjab States Union (PEPSU), Rajputana, etc.

Shivanand

S.N.Shukla of Indian National Congress became the Chief Minister of the state on 13 March 1952, Shivanand became the Speaker and Ram Kishore Shukla of Socialist Party the leader of the opposition of the house.
Constituency to the Vindhya Pradesh Legislative assembly in 1952 and