Thursday, July 17, 2014

Statehood days of States of Republic Of India

After the formation of the Union of India on 15th August 1947, the formation of the states didn't took place on the same day, some of them were formed before the independence and others were formed after it.
 Here is the list of the dates of establishment of all current 29 states and Union Territories of Republic of India.

             STATE                            Established(Formation)/STATEHOOD DAY

  1. Arunachal Pradesh                             Feb 20, 1987
  2. Andhra Pradesh           -1st Oct 1953(Formation); 2nd June 2014(Re-organisation)
  3. Assam                    -1912 (Assam province- British India), 15th Aug 1947(Independent)
  4. Bihar                         - 1912(As Bihar - Orissa province), 1936 - Bihar
  5. Chhattisgarh                                         - 1st Nov 2000
  6. Goa                                                     - 30th May, 1987
  7. Gujarat                                                 - 1st May, 1960
  8. Himachal Pradesh                                 - Jan 25, 1971
  9. Haryana                                                - 1st Nov. 1966
  10. Jammu & Kashmir                                  - 26th Oct 1947
  11. Jharkhand                                              - 15th Nov, 2000
  12. Karnataka                                              - 1st Nov. 1956
  13. Kerala                                                   - 1st Nov. 1956
  14. Madhya Pradesh                                    - 1st Nov. 1956
  15. Maharashtra                                          - 1st May 1960
  16. Manipur                                                - 21 Jan, 1972
  17. Meghalaya                                            - 21 Jan, 1972
  18. Mizoram                                              - 20th Feb 1987
  19. Nagaland                                              - 1st Dec, 1963
  20. Orissa                                                  - 1st April, 1936
  21. Punjab                                                 - 1st Nov. 1966
  22. Rajasthan                                             - 1st Nov. 1956
  23. Sikkim                                                 - 16th May, 1975
  24. Tamil Nadu                                          - 26th Jan 1950
  25. Telangana                                            -2nd June 2014
  26. Tripura                                                - 21 Jan, 1972
  27. Uttar Pradesh                                       - 1805
  28. Uttarakhand                                        - 9th Nov, 2000
  29. West Bengal                                       - 1st Nov 1956
There are 7 union territories, which are governed directly by Central Govt. (union Govt.) with 2 exceptions which has partial statehood statuses.

        Union Territory                   Establishment Date
  1. Andaman and Nicobar          - 1st Nov 1956
  2. Chandigarh                          - 1st Nov, 1966
  3. Dadra and Nagar Haveli       -  11th Aug, 1961
  4. Daman and Diu                   - 30th May, 1987
  5. Delhi              - 1857(Incorporated), 1911 (Capital Formation), 1st Feb 1992(Established)
  6. Lakshadweep                       - 1st Nov, 1956
  7. Puducherry (Pondicherry)     - 7th Jan, 1963

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