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India before the Britishers came here was divided into more than 200 states,the britishers united india, now again indians are trying to divide it again into 200 states WHY............?

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Asked by cyrus irani, 10 Apr '10 06:58 pm
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If we see the history of India before the British came, it is true that India was divided into many states and it is true the British united India. After independence, it was Sardar Vallabhai Patel, the Iron man of India who brough more pricely states into the Union of India either by talking to the Princes or by police action.
Most of the states of India were created on linguisting basis except a few. Now, with the creation of new states of Uttarakhand (out of Uttar Pradesh), Chattisgarh (out of Madhya Pradesh) and Jarkhand (out of Bihar), demand for more states like Telengana (out of Andhra Pradesh), Vidharbha (out of Maharashtra), two of three more out of Uttar Pradesh and many others have come up. This is definitely healthy trend and we may end up with a number of smaller states the way they were before the British came to India and this could finally even lead to disintegration of our great nation. Although creating smaller states is mainly because in the big states, many reg ...more
Answered by Francisco, 10 Apr '10 07:10 pm

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