• Union territory - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_Territory A union territory (ISO: Sanghshasit Kshetra/Pradesh, lit. 'Federally administered territory/province') is a type of administrative division in the Republic of India.Unlike the states of India, which have their own governments, union territories are federal territories governed directly by the Central Government of India.
  • Union Territory | Definition of Union Territory by Merriam ...

    www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/union%20territory Union territory definition is - a centrally administered subdivision of India. Recent Examples on the Web In converting its status to a union territory, India's ruling party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BPJ), was satisfying an election promise to exert more control over a region beset by violence. — Bilal Kuchay, CNN, "Journalists have died for their reporting in Indian-administered Kashmir.
  • States and union territories of India - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/States_and_territories_of_India Former Union Territory of Nagaland achieved statehood on 1 December 1963. The Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966 resulted in the creation of Haryana on 1 November and the transfer of the northern districts of Punjab to Himachal Pradesh. The act also designated Chandigarh as a union territory and the shared capital of Punjab and Haryana.
  • Union Territory | India | Fandom

    india.wikia.org/wiki/Union_Territory A Union Territory is an administrative division of India. Unlike states, which have their own local governments, union territories are ruled directly by the national government. In 2006 there were six union territories. Delhi was made the in 1991 and is on its way to statehood. Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Lakshadweep, Puducherry, National ...
  • Union territory | Indian government | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/topic/union-territory Other articles where Union territory is discussed: India: Constitutional structure: …and dissolve any of the union territories, whose powers are more limited than those of the states. Although the states exercise either sole or joint control over a substantial range of issues, the constitution establishes a more dominant role for the union government.
  • Profile - The Union And Its Territory - Know India ...

    knowindia.gov.in/profile/the-union-and-its-territory.php India comprises 28 States and 8 Union Territories. They are: Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh ...
  • What is the difference between a state and a union territory?

    www.indiatoday.in/.../what-is-the-difference-between-a-state-and-an-union-ter... Union Territory is a small administrative unit that is ruled by the Union. The Union Territories are controlled and administered directly by the Central Government. To sum up in simple words the basic difference between state and union territory is that, a state has a separate governing body whereas, an union territory is directly governed by ...
  • Union Territories of India - Maps of India

    www.mapsofindia.com/maps/india/union-territories.html The union territory is home to a lot of small and medium scale industries which design, manufacture and market wood, leather, rubber and plastic products. There are pharmaceutical, metal, paper ...
  • Explained | State, Union Territory, and Union Territory ...

    www.thehindu.com/news/national/.../article28837329.ece The Central government on August 5 did away with the special status awarded to Jammu and Kashmir by abrogating certain provisions of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution. The government also introdu
  • Difference Between State and Union Territory – Difference Wiki

    www.difference.wiki/state-vs-union-territory A union territory is a small unit that is regulated by the union. Union territories are legislative territories that are directed and managed by the Central Government. In India, union territories are the same as the federal territories which are governed by the Central Government of India. India possesses a total of seven territories, out of ...