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India now has 28 states and 8 UTs

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According to the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019, the appointed day for the two Union Territories J&K and Ladakh was October 31. This is for the first time that a state is converted into two Union Territories. The total number of states in the country will now be 28, with effect from 26th January 2020, India has 8 union territories.

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The Union Territories of Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli have become a single union territory since January 26 through a Bill passed by the Parliament in the winter session. With the merger of Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, the number of UT’s have come down to eight.

Here is the complete list of 28 States of India:

S.NO State Capital CM Governor
1 Andhra Pradesh Amaravati YS Jagan Mohan Reddy Biswa Bhusan Harichandan
2 Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar Pema Khandu B. D. Mishra
3 Assam Dispur Himanta Biswa Sarma Jagdish Mukhi
4 Bihar Patna Nitish Kumar Phagu Chauhan
5 Chhattisgarh Raipur Bhupesh Baghel Sushri Anusuiya Uikey
6 Goa Panaji Pramod Sawant P.S. Sreedharan Pillai
7 Gujarat Gandhinagar Bhupendra Patel Acharya Dev Vrat
8 Haryana Chandigarh Manohar Lal Bandaru Dattatraya
9 Himachal Pradesh Shimla Jairam Thakur Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar
10 Jharkhand Ranchi Hemant Soren Ramesh Bais
11 Karnataka Bengaluru Basavaraj Bommai Thaawarchand Gehlot
12 Kerala Thiruvananthapuram Pinarayi Vijayan Arif Mohammed Khan
13 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal Shivraj Singh Chouhan Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel
14 Maharashtra Mumbai Uddhav Thackeray Bhagat Singh Koshyari
15 Manipur Imphal N. Biren Singh La. Ganesan
16 Meghalaya Shillong Conrad Kongkal Sangma Satya Pal Malik
17 Mizoram Aizawl Pu Zoramthanga Kambhampati Haribabu
18 Nagaland Kohima Neiphiu Rio R. N. Ravi
19 Odisha Bhubaneswar Naveen Patnaik Ganeshi Lal
20 Punjab Chandigarh Capt. Amarinder Singh Banwarilal Purohit
21 Rajasthan Jaipur Ashok Gehlot Kalraj Mishra
22 Sikkim Gangtok PS Golay Ganga Prasad
23 Tamil Nadu Chennai M. K. Stalin R. N. Ravi
24 Telangana Hyderabad K Chandrasekhar Rao Tamilisai Soundararajan
25 Tripura Agartala Biplab Kumar Deb Satyadeo Narain Arya
26 Uttar Pradesh Lucknow Yogi Aditya Nath Anandiben Patel
27 Uttarakhand Dehradun Pushkar Singh Dhami Lt. Gen. Gurmit Singh
28 West Bengal Kolkata Mamata Banerjee Jagdeep Dhankhar

Complete list of 8 Union Territories:

S.NO Union Territories Capital CM Lt. Governor
1 Andaman and Nicobar Island Port Blair NA D K Joshi
2 Chandigarh Chandigarh NA Banwarilal Purohit
3 Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu Daman NA Praful Patel
4 Delhi Delhi Arvind Kejriwal Anil Baijal
5 Ladakh NA NA Radha Krishna Mathur
6 Lakshadweep Kavaratti NA Praful Patel
7 Jammu and Kashmir NA NA Manoj Sinha
8 Puducherry Pondicherry N. Rangaswamy Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan

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