State Reorganization Commission

After India's independence, the "State Reorganization Commission" was formed in the year 1953 for the reorganization of states in India. The State Reorganization Commission in its report accepted the idea of creating states on the basis of language and culture, after which various states were created.

List of all 29 states of India with their establishment year and their current capital:

Here is the list of year of establishment of all 29 states and 09 union territories of India. Usually questions related to this list are asked in competitive exams. If you are preparing for various competitive exams like: IAS, Teacher, UPSC, PCS, SSC, Bank, MBA and other government jobs, then you must know the year of establishment of all the states and union territories of India :-

Indian state name Foundation Year Capital
Arunachal Pradesh February 20, 1987 Itanagar
Assam 26 January 1950 Dispur
Andhra Pradesh 01 November 1956 Hyderabad (Legal),  Amaravati (Actual)
Odisha or Orissa 01 April 1936 Bhubaneswar
Uttar Pradesh 26 January 1950 Lucknow
Uttarakhand 09 November 2000 Dehradun
Karnataka 01 November 1956 Bengaluru
Kerala 1 November 1956 Thiruvananthapuram
Gujarat May 1, 1960 Gandhinagar
Goa May 30, 1987 Panaji
Chhattisgarh 01 November 2000 New Raipur
Jharkhand 15 November 2000 Ranchi
Tamil Nadu 26 January 1950 Chennai
Telangana June 02, 2014 Hyderabad
Tripura 21 January 1972 Agartala
Nagaland 01 December 1963 Kohima
Punjab 01 November 1966 Chandigarh
West Bengal 01 November 1956 Kolkata
Bihar 01 April 1912 Patna
Manipur 21 January 1972 Imphal
Madhya Pradesh 01 November 1956 Bhopal
Maharashtra May 1, 1960 Mumbai
Mizoram 20 February 1987 Aizawl
Meghalaya 21 January 1972 Shillong
Rajasthan 01 November 1956 Jaipur
Sikkim May 16, 1975 Gantok
Haryana 01 November 1966 Chandigarh
Himachal Pradesh 25 January 1971 Shimla

List of all 09 Union Territories of India with their establishment year and their capital:

Name of the Union Territory Foundation Year Capital
Andaman and Nicobar archipelago 1956 Port Blair
Chandigarh 1966 Chandigarh
Daman and Diu 1987 repression
Dadra and Nagar mansion 1944 Silvas
Delhi 1952 New Delhi
Puducherry 1954 Puducherry
Lakshadweep 1956 Kavaratti
Jammu and Kashmir 31 October 2019 (Union Territories) Srinagar (Summer), Jammu (Winter)
Ladakh 31 October 2019 (Union Territories) Leh

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