Category: States and Union Territories

Jharkhand

Jharkhand

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

Jharkhand Particulars Description   Area 79,714 sq. km Population 3,11,69,272 Capital Ranchi Principal Languaged Hindi History and Geography Jharkhand which came into being on 15 November 2000 as the 28th State of the Union is the homeland of the tribals who had dreamed of a separate state for a long time. According to legend, Raja Jai […]

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Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir

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Jammu & Kashmir Particulars Description   Area 2,22,236 sq. km Population 1,25,48,926 * Capital Srinagar (Summer), Jammu (Winter) Principal Languaged Urdu, Dogri, Kashmiri, Pahari, Punjabi, Ladakhi, Balti, Gojri and Dadri History and Geography According to the most popular legend that is also recorded in Rajtarangani and Nilmat Purana, two most authoritative books, Kashmir was once a large lake and […]

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Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh

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Himachal Pradesh Particulars Description   Area 55,673 sq. km Population 68,56,509 Capital Shimla Principal Languaged Hindi & Pahari History and Geography Himachal situated in the heart of the western Himalaya, identified as “Dev Bhumi”and is believed to be the abode of Gods and Goddesses. The entire State is punctuated with stone as well as wood […]

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Haryana

Haryana

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Haryana Particulars Description Area 44,212 sq. km Population 2,53,53,081 Capital Chandigarh Principal Languaged Hindi History and Geography Haryana has a proud history going back to the Vedic Age. The State was the home of the legendary Bharata dynasty, which has given the name Bharat to India. Haryana finds mention in the great epic of Mahabharata. Kurukshetra, […]

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Gujrat

Gujrat

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Gujrat Particulars Description   Area 1,96,024 sq. km Population 6,03,83,628 Capital Gandhinagar Principal Languaged Gujrati History and Geography The history of Gujarat goes back to 2000 B.C. It is believed that Lord Krishna left Mathura to settle on the west coast of Saurashtra, which later came to be known as Dwarka, the gateway. Later, it saw various […]

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Goa

Goa

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Goa Particulars Description   Area 3,702 sq. km Population 14,57,723 Capital Panaji Principal Languaged Konkani and Marathi History and Geography Goa, known in the bygone days as Gomanchala, Gopakapattam, Gopakapuri, Govapuri, Gomantak, etc., abounds in a rich historical heritage. Early history of Goa is obscure. In the first century of the Christian era, Goa was […]

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Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh

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Chhattisgarh Particulars Description   Area 1,36,034 sq. km Population 2,55,40,196 Capital Raipur Principal Languaged Hindi History and Geography Chhattisgarh, carved out of Madhya Pradesh came into being on 1 November 2000 as the 26th State of the Union. It fulfills the long-cherished demand of the people. In ancient times the region was known as Dakshin-Kausal. This […]

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Bihar

Bihar

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Bihar Particulars Description   Area 94,163 sq. km Population 10,38,04,637 Capital Patna Principal Languaged Hindi History and Geography Bihar finds mention in the Vedas, Puranas, epics, etc., and was the main scene of activities of Buddha, and 24 Jain Tirthankars. Great rulers of the State before the Christian era were Bimbisar, Udayin, who founded the city of […]

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Assam

Assam

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Particulars Description   Area 78,438 sq. km Population 3,11,69,272 Capital Dispur Principal Languaged Assamese History and Geography The word ‘Assam’ as interpreted by some scholars is derived from the Sanskrit word Asoma meaning peerless or unparalleled. But the widely accepted opinion of the academic circles today is that the term has come from the original name of […]

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Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh

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Particulars Description   Area 83,743 sq. km Population 13,82,611 Capital Itanagar Principal Languaged Monpa, Miji, Aka, Sherdukpen, Nyishi, Apatani, Tagin, Hill Miri, Adi, Digaru-Mismi, Idu-Mishmi, Khamti, Miju-Mishmi, Nocte, Tangsa and Wancho. History and Geography Arunachal Pradesh, the erstwhile North-East Frontier Agency shares international boundaries with Bhutan, Tibet, China and Myanmar to the west, north-east, north […]

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Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh

| August 23, 2012 | Reply

Andhra Pradesh Particulars Description  Area 2,75,069 sq. km  Population 8,46,65,533 *  Capital Hyderabad  Principal Languages Telugu and Urdu History and Geography The earliest mention of the Andhras is said to be in Aitereya Brahmana (2000 BC). It indicates that the Andhras, originally an Aryan race living in north India migrated to south of the Vindhyas and […]

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States and Union Territories  of India

States and Union Territories of India

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States Andhra Pardesh Maharashtra Arunanchal Pardesh Manipur Assam Meghalaya Bihar Mizoram Chhatisgarh Nagaland Goa Odhisha Gujrat Punjab Haryana Rajasthan Himachal Pradesh Sikkim Jammu and Kashmir Tamil Naidu Jharkhand Tripura Karnatka Uttrakhand Kerala Uttar Pradesh Madhya Pradesh West Bengal Union Territories Andaman & Nicobar Daman & Diu Chandigarh Lakshadeep The Goverment of NCT of Delhi Poducherry […]

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