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Whats the difference between a state & U.T? What was the necesasity of a U.T in our consitition? Why dont we change all our U.Ts to state?

Asked by BALA, 12 Nov '08 09:03 pm
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In vasudhaiv: kutumbkam each family is a complete city/state/country in itself.
Answered by ashwani agarwal, 30 Jul '13 06:55 pm

 
  
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These are the places which are considered sensitive by the central government and hence it decides to govern them directly and offer lesser autonomy than a full fledged state.
Answered by Cynic, 12 Nov '08 09:07 pm

 
  
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Pre-1956
The subcontinent of India has been ruled by many different ethnic groups throughout its history, each imposing their own administrative divisions on the region. Modern India's current administrative divisions are fairly recent developments, which began to develop during British colonial rule of India. British India included almost all of present-day India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, as well as the associated protectorate of Afghanistan and province, later colony, of Burma (Myanmar). During this period, regions of India were either directly ruled by the British or under the control of local rajas. Independence in 1947 largely preserved these divisions, with the provinces of Punjab and Bengal being divided between India and Pakistan. One of the first challenges for the new nation was the integration of the multitude of princely states into the union.

Following independence, however, instability soon arose in India. Many of the provinces had been created by the British to serv ...more
Answered by shajan v mathew, 12 Nov '08 09:07 pm

 
  
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