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LAXMIKANT CHAPTER 5.3 UNION AND TS TERRITORIES BY NANDINI MAHARAJ
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TOPICS o States Reorganisation Commissions o States and UT's in 1956
REORGANISATION OF STATES o Initially, ad-hoc structuring on states in four parts o Demand for reorganisation on linguistic basis o June 1948: Linguistic Provinces Commission appointed o Chair: SK Dhar o Suggested administrative convenience over Linguistic reorganisation
REORGANISATION OF STATES o December 1948: JPV Commitbee o Dawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Pattabhi Sitaramayya o Rejected Language as basis for reorganisation.
REORGANISATION OF STATES o October 1953: Government forced to create Andhra Pradesh out of Madras on linguistic basis o Extended agitation and death of Gandhian activist and prominent Congress leader Potti Sriramuli after a 56 day hunger strike o December 1963: 3 member States Reorganisation Commission appointed under Fazl Ali KM Panikkar and HN Kunzru
REORGANISATION OF STATES o Rejected one language one state theory o 4 factors should be considered while states rearganisation o Unity and security of India o Linguistic and cultural homogeneity o Considerations of finance, the economy and administration o Welfare of people and nation
REORGANISATION OF STATES Ts over the existing 4-park division of states e Recommendations accepted States Reorganisation Act 1956 o 7th CA 1966 14 states and 6 UTs created.
REORGANISATION OF STATES o 1956: o STATES: A ndhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Bombay , 3K, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Madras, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal o UNION TERRITORIES: Andaman and Nicobar Islands; Delhi; Himachal Pradesh; Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands; Manipur; Tripura
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