List of Indian States and their Capitals

13-MAR-2018 16:22
    List of Indian States and their Capitals

    India i.e Bharat is a union of 29 states (including newest state Telangan) and 7 union territories. They are: States and Capitals- Andhra Pradesh (Hyderabad),  Arunachal Pradesh (Itanagar), Assam (Dispur), Bihar (Patna), Chhattisgarh (Raipur), Goa (Panaji), Gujarat (Gandhinagar), Haryana (Chandigarh), Himachal Pradesh (Shimla), Jammu & Kashmir (Srinagar{S*}, Jammu{W*}), Jharkhand (Ranchi), Karnataka (Bangalore), Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram), Madhya Pradesh(Bhopal), Maharashtra (Mumbai), Manipur (Imphal), Meghalaya (Shillong), Mizoram (Aizawl), Nagaland (Kohima) Odisha (Bhubaneshwar), Punjab (Chandigarh), Rajasthan (Jaipur), Sikkim (Gangtok), Tamil Nadu (Chennai), Telangana (Hyderabad), Tripura (Agartala), Uttarakhand (Dehradun), Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow), and West Bengal (Kolkata).  Union Territories and Capitals- Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Port Blair), Chandigarh (Chandigarh), the Government of NCT of Delhi (Delhi), Dadra and Nagar Haveli (Silvassa), Daman and Diu (Daman), Lakshadweep (Kavaratti), and Puducherry (Puducherry). Here's a full list of all States, UTs, their capitals and their area. The Constitution of India decentralized the sovereign executive and legislative powers exercisable with respect to the territory of any State between the Union and that State. Here's a full list of all Indian States, UTs, capitals and their Chief Ministers.

    List of Indian States, Capitals and their Chief Ministers

    Andhra Pradesh

    Capital: Hyderabad

    Chief Minister: Shri. Nara Chandrababu Naidu

    Arunachal Pradesh

    Capital: Itanagar

    Chief Minister: Shri Pema Khandu


    Capital: Dispur

    Chief Minister: Shri Sarbananda Sonowal


    Capital: Patna

    Chief Minister: Shri Nitish Kumar


    Capital: Raipur

    Chief Minister: Dr. Raman Singh


    Capital: Panaji

    Chief Minister: Manohar Parrikar


    Capital: Gandhinagar

    Chief Minister: Shri Vijaybhai R. Rupani


    Capital: Chandigarh

    Chief Minister: Shri Manohar Lal Khattar

    Himachal Pradesh

    Capital: Shimla

    Chief Minister: Jai Ram Thakur

    Jammu & Kashmir

    Capital: Srinagar (summer), Jammu (winter)

    Chief Minister: Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed


    Capital: Ranchi

    Chief Minister: Shri Raghubar Das


    Capital: Bengaluru

    Chief Minister: Shri Siddaramaiah


    Capital: Thiruvananthapuram

    Chief Minister: Shri Pinarayi Vijayan

    Madhya Pradesh

    Capital: Bhopal

    Chief Minister: Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan


    Capital: Mumbai

    Chief Minister: Shri Devendra Fadnavis


    Capital: Imphal

    Chief Minister: N. Biren Singh


    Capital: Shillong

    Chief Minister: Conrad Sangma


    Capital: Aizawl

    Chief Minister: Shri Lal Thanhawla


    Capital: Kohima

    Chief Minister: Shri. T R Zeliang


    Capital: Bhubaneswar

    Chief Minister: Shri Naveen Patnaik


    Capital: Chandigarh

    Chief Minister: Captain Amarinder Singh


    Capital: Jaipur

    Chief Minister: Smt. Vasundhara Raje


    Capital: Gangtok

    Chief Minister: Shri Pawan Kumar Chamling

    Tamil Nadu

    Capital: Chennai

    Chief Minister: Edappadi K. Palaniswami


    Capital: Hyderabad

    Chief Minister: Shri K Chandrasekhar Rao


    Capital: Agartala

    Chief Minister: Biplab Kumar Deb

    Uttar Pradesh

    Capital: Lucknow

    Chief Minister: Yogi Adityanath


    Capital: Dehradun

    Chief Minister: Trivendra Singh Rawat

    West Bengal

    Capital: Kolkata

    Chief Minister: Mamata Banerjee

    List of union territories, capitals and their Chief Minister

    Andaman & Nicobar Islands

    Capital: Port Blair

    Lieutenant Governors: Devendra Kumar Joshi


    Capital: Chandigarh

    Administrators: V.P. Singh Badnore

    Dadra & Nagar  Haveli

    Capital: Silvassa

    Administrators: Praful Khoda Patel

    Daman & Diu

    Capital: Daman

    Administrators: Praful Khoda Patel


    Capital: Kavaratti

    Administrators: Farooq Khan


    Capital: Puducherry

    Chief Minister: V. Narayanasamy

    Lieutenant Governors: Kiran Bedi

    National Capital Territory of Delhi

    Capital: Delhi

    Chief Minister: Arvind Kejriwal

    Lieutenant Governors: Anil Baijal

    The Indian Constitution is federal in nature but unitary in method which means States in India do not have the right to secede from the union. Hence, India has both unitary features (like appointing governor, concurrent list, single citizenship, single constituion)and federal features (Union List, State List, State Election etc.). So, it is aquasi federal. The above the list of Indian States, UTs, capitals and their Chief Ministers gives the readers a valuable information.

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