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On November 1, Let’s Look Back At The Formation Of These Seven Indian States

India is a vast country and its beauty can not be put in enough words. On November 1, seven states of India celebrate their formation day. Let’s have a look at these beautiful states and when they were formed.

1.Kerala

On November, 1956, the state of Kerala was born. The occasion is known as Kerala Piravi. It was made up of three distinct areas, Malabar, Cochin and Travancore. Known as God’s own country, today marks the 62nd anniversary of the establishment of the state.

2. Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh, located in the centre-east of the country, was formed on November 1, 2000. The state was formed by partitioning 16 southeastern districts of Madhya Pradesh. Known as the fastest-developing states in India, today marks the 18th anniversary of its establishment. 

3. Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh, meaning central Province, was formed on November 1, 1956. By area, it’s the second largest state of the country. Known as the Heart of India, today marks the 63rd anniversary of the establishment of the state.

4. Haryana

Haryana was formed on November 1, 1966, after being carved out of the former state of East Punjab. The state led the Green Revolution movement in terms of crop output, being a boon for India. Today marks the 52nd anniversary of its establishment.

5. Karnataka

Karnataka was formed on November 1, 1956. It was the day when all the Kannada language-speaking regions of South India were merged to form the state. On the occasion of Karnataka Rajyotsav, today marks the 63rd anniversary of its establishment.

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6. Punjab

Punjab was formed on November 1, 1966, when the then central government agreed to the demands of the Akalis who led the Punjabi Suba movement. Today marks the 52nd anniversary of the establishment of the State.

7. Rajasthan

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Rajasthan was re-organised on November 1, 1956 under the Stare re-organisation Act 1956. The former part C state of Ajmer, Abur Road, Taluka, the former part of Sirohi and Sunnel Tappa area of Madhya Bharat fused with Rajasthan.

Apart from these states, the Union Territories of Lakshwadeep, Puducherry, Andaman and Nicobar are also celebrating their formation days today. Wishes to all the people from Chaaipani.

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Shubha Shrivastava

An escapist from the worldly problems, seeking solace in words. Discovering the unknown and the unsung and telling their stories, one at a time.

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Shubha Shrivastava

An escapist from the worldly problems, seeking solace in words. Discovering the unknown and the unsung and telling their stories, one at a time.

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