States-Indian Constitution


      Formation of New States
No. States
1. Article 2 and 3 deal with the establishment of new states.
2. States Reorganization committee was appointed in 1953.
3. Fazal Ali was the chairman of the state reorganization committee.
4. States Reorgenization committee sabmitted its report in 1955.
5. Fazal Ali, Hriday Nath Kunzru and K.N.Panikkar were the members of the state reorganization committee.
6. S.K.Dhar commission was appointed by the constituent Assembly on the issue of reorganization of states in November 1947.
7. JVP commission was appointed by the congress in its Jaipur session in 1948 to consider the recommedations of the Dhar commission.
8. The state of Jarkhand was formed in 2000.
9. The state of Chatisgarh was formed in 2000.
10. The state of Arunachal Pradesh was formed in 1986.
11. The state of Sikkim was formed in 1975.
12. The state of Manipur was formed in 1971.
13. The state of Himachal Pradesh was formed in 1970.
14. The state of Nagaland was formed in 1962.
15. The state of Kerala was formed in 1956.
16. The state of Uttaranchal was formed in 2000.
17. The state of Meghalaya was formed in 1971.
18. The state of Haryana was formed in 1966.
19. The state of Maharashtra was formed in 1960.
20. The state of Gujarat was formed in 1960.
21. The state of Karnataka was formed in 1956 and renamed it as Karnataka in 1973.
22. The state of Andhra Pradesh was formed in 1956.
22. The state of Tripura was formed in 1971.
23. The state of Mizoram was formed in 1986.