List of 28 States, 8 UTs in India: Governors (Updated) CM and Capitals

After discontinuing Special Status which was covered to Jammu and Kashmir Article 370 on August 5, 2021 the Union Ministry of Home Affairs has released New map of the Indian States and Union Territories. As Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh formally coming into existence, Now India has 28 States and 8 Union Territories. Here is the List of States, UTs and their Administrative Details.

India has 28 States and 8 Union Territories.

Schools360 Team has gathered Important Information Regarding Indian States and UT’s which will be useful for All Competitive Examinations, Sarkari Naukri Recruitment Interviews etc.,

About India, a Union of States

India, a union of states, is a Sovereign, Secular, Democratic Republic with a Parliamentary system of Government. The President is the constitutional head of the Executive of the Union. In the states, the Governor, as the representative of the President, is the head of the Executive. The system of government in states closely resembles that of the Union. There are 28 states and 8 Union territories in the country. Union Territories are administered by the President through an Administrator appointed by him/her. From the largest to the smallest, each State/UT of India has a unique demography, history and culture, dress, festivals, language etc.

28 States and Capitals of India 2021 (Updated)

State Administrative Capital Area in Sq.KM Official Language Total Districts Chief Minister Governor
Andhra Pradesh Amaravati 1,60,200 Telugu 13 YS Jagan Mohan Reddy Biswabhusan Harichandan
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar 83743 English 25 Pema Khandu Brig. B.D Mishra (RETD.)
Assam Dispur 78438 Assamese 33 Himanta Biswa Sarma Prof. Jagdish Mukhi
Bihar Patna 94163 Hindi 38 Nitish Kumar Phagu Chauhan
Chhattisgarh Naya Raipur 1,35,192 Chhattisgarhi 27 Bhupesh Baghel Sushri Anusuiya Uikey
Goa Panaji 3702 Konkani 2 Pramod Sawant Shri P.S. Sreedharan Pillai
Gujarat Gandhinagar 1,96,244 Gujarati 33 Vijaybhai R. Rupani Acharya Dev Vrat
Haryana Chandigarh 44212 Haryanvi 22 Manohar Lal Shri Bandaru Dattatraya
Himachal Pradesh Shimla 55673 Hindi 12 Jairam Thakur Shri Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar
Jharkhand Ranchi 79716 Hindi 24 Hemant Soren Shri Ramesh Bais
Karnataka Bangalore 1,91,791 Kannada 30 Basavaraj Bommai Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot
Kerala Thiruvanantha-

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38852 Malayalam 14 Pinarayi Vijayan Arif Mohammad Khan
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal 3,08,252 Hindi 52 Shivraj Singh Chouhan Shri Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel
Maharashtra Mumbai 3,07,713 Marathi 36 Uddhav Thackeray Bhagat Singh Koshiyari
Manipur Imphal 22327 Meiteilon (Manipuri) 16 N. Biren Singh Dr. Najma. A Heptulla
Meghalaya Shillong 22429 English 11 Conrad Kongkal Sangma Shri Satya Pal Malik
Mizoram Aizawl 21081 Mizo 8 Pu Zoramthanga Dr. Hari Babu Kambhampati
Nagaland Kohima 16579 English 12 Neiphiu Rio Prof. Jagdish Mukhi
Odisha Bhubaneswar 1,55,707 Oriya 30 Naveen Patnaik Ganeshi Lal
Punjab Chandigarh 50362 Punjabi 22 Charanjit Singh Channi V P Singh Badnore
Rajasthan Jaipur 3,42,239 Hindi 33 Ashok Gehlot Kalraj Mishra
Sikkim Gangtok 7096 Nepali 4 PS Golay Ganga Prasad
Tamil Nadu Chennai 1,30,060 Tamil 37 M. K. Stalin RN Ravi
Telangana Hyderabad 114840 Telugu, Urdu 33 K Chandrasekhar Rao Tamilisai Soundararajan
Tripura Agartala 10486 Bengali And Kokborok 8 Biplab Kumar Deb Shri Satyadeo Narain Arya
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow 2,40,928 Hindi 75 Yogi Aditya Nath Smt. Anandiben Patel
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Gairsain (Summer) 53483 Hindi 13 Tirath Singh Rawat Baby Rani Maurya
West Bengal Kolkata 88752 Bengali 23 Mamata Banerjee Jagdeep Dhankar

8 Union Territories and Capitals 2021 Updated List

Union Territory Administrative Capital Area in Sq.KM Official Language Administratve Divisions Chief Minister Governor
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair 8249 English 3 NA Admiral D.K Joshi
Chandigarh Chandigarh 114 Punjabi 1 NA V.P. Singh Badnore
Dadra Nagar Haveli and Daman 603 Konkani, Gujarati, Hindi 3 NA Praful Patel
Delhi New Delhi 1483 Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu 11 Arvind Kejriwal Anil Baijal
Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar (Summer), Jammu (Winter) 20 NA Radha Krishna Mathur
Ladakh Leh Ladakhi 2 NA Praful Patel
Lakshadweep Kavaratti 30 English 1 NA Manoj Sinha
Puducherry Puducherry 490 Tamil,English 4 N. Rangaswamy Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan

New Map of Indian States and UT 2021

India-New-map

New Map of Ladakh and its Administrative Boundary

Lasakh UT Map

Jammu & Kashmir UT Map – Administrative Boundary

Jammu kashmir Map

Indian States – Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

How many states are there in India?

At present, India has 28 states and 8 union territories in the country.

Which Union territories was merged in January 2020?

Daman and Diu is merged with Dadar and Nagar Haveli

Which state has been bifurcated to make union territory?

Jammu and Kashmir is bifurcated into Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh Union Territories

Who is the head of Union Territory?

Lieutenant Governor is the head of the Union Territory

 


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