Sunday, 25 June 2017

States and Capitals of India

State – Capitals

Andhra Pradesh – Hyderabad (Proposed Capital: Amaravati in Guntur district. See Note 1 below.)
Arunachal Pradesh – Itanagar
Assam – Dispur
Bihar – Patna
Goa – Panaji
Gujarat – Gandhinagar
Haryana – Chandigarh
Himachal Pradesh – Shimla
Jammu & Kashmir – Srinagar (Winter : Jammu)
Karnataka – Bangalooru
Kerala – Tirubanantapuram
Madhya Pradesh – Bhopal
Maharashtra – Mumbai
Manipur – Imphal
Meghalaya – Shillong
Mizoram – Aizawl
Nagaland – Kohima
Orissa – Bhubaneswar
Punjab – Chandigarh
Rajasthan – Jaipur
Sikkim – Gangtok
Tamil Nadu – Chennai
Tripura – Agartala
Uttar Pradesh – Lucknow
West Bengal – Kolkata
Chhattisgarh – Raipur
Uttarakhand – Dehradun
Jharkhand – Ranchi
Telangana – Hyderabad (see Note 1 below)
(Note: From 2nd June, 2014, The State of Andhra Pradesh has been divided into Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad will remain capital of both the resultant states for 10 years. The proposed capital for the state of Andhra Pradesh is Amaravati in Guntur district.)

Union Territories and National Capital

Territory- Capitals

Delhi (National Capital Territory of Delhi or NCT) – New Delhi *
Andaman & Nicobar Islands – Port Blair
Chandigarh – Chandigarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli – Silvasa
Daman & Diu – Daman
Lakshadweep – Kavaratti
Puducherry – Puducherry
(Note: In 1991, the constitution vide the 69th amendment, made provisions to make Delhi a special Union Territory. It was declared that the former Union Territory of Delhi would be known as National Capital Territory.)