India now has 28 states and 8 UTs

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.

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.

Complete list of 28 States:

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 Bhagat Singh Koshyari
7 Gujarat Gandhinagar Vijaybhai R. Rupani Acharya Dev Vrat
8 Haryana Chandigarh Manohar Lal Satyadev Narayan Arya
9 Himachal Pradesh Shimla Jairam Thakur Bandaru Dattatraya
10 Jharkhand Ranchi Hemant Soren Droupadi Murmu
11 Karnataka Bengaluru B. S. Yediyurappa Vajubhai Vala
12 Kerala Thiruvananthapuram Pinarayi Vijayan Arif Mohammed Khan
13 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal Shivraj Singh Chouhan Anandiben Patel
14 Maharashtra Mumbai Uddhav Thackeray Bhagat Singh Koshyari
15 Manipur Imphal N. Biren Singh Najma Heptulla
16 Meghalaya Shillong Conrad Kongkal Sangma Satya Pal Malik
17 Mizoram Aizawl Pu Zoramthanga P.S. Sreedharan Pillai
18 Nagaland Kohima Neiphiu Rio R. N. Ravi
19 Odisha Bhubaneswar Naveen Patnaik Ganeshi Lal
20 Punjab Chandigarh Capt. Amarinder Singh V.P. Singh Badnore
21 Rajasthan Jaipur Ashok Gehlot Kalraj Mishra
22 Sikkim Gangtok PS Golay Ganga Prasad
23 Tamil Nadu Chennai M. K. Stalin Banwarilal Purohit
24 Telangana Hyderabad K Chandrasekhar Rao Tamilisai Soundararajan
25 Tripura Agartala Biplab Kumar Deb Ramesh Bais
26 Uttar Pradesh Lucknow Yogi Aditya Nath Anandiben Patel
27 Uttarakhand Dehradun Tirath Singh Rawat Baby Rani Maurya
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 V.P. Singh Badnore
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 Tamilisai Soundararajan

 

Static/Current Takeaways Important For RBI Grade ‘B’ 2019:

  • First Lieutenant Governors of Jammu and Kashmir: Girish Chandra Murmu.
  • First Lieutenant Governors of Ladakh: Radha Krishna Mathur.

Source: The Livemints

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