Why Union Territories were formed? Why they are not states? Think!!!

Blog no: 13   

                             All ABOUT UNION TERRITORIES

India has population of 1.3billion people and it is most populous democracy of world. India has 29 states and 7 union territories.
But have you thought why these union territories were made? And why they are not similar to state.
Want the answer so read this article because each territory has its own story and you will be interested each one of them and even I will tell best place to visit here.
First know the difference in state and Union Territories. States have their own government where all decisions made by state government. But in Union Territories it is governed by central Govt. But Union Territories have rights to have their own election and ruled by them like (Delhi and Pondicherry).
List of Union Territories and place to travel there :
1.  DELHI: As Delhi is capital of India and the houses of central government are here like Prime Minister, President, Parliament and Supreme Court. So ruling party never wants to share it with state govt. or anybody and central have more power in Delhi.
     Places to visit:
    1.Humayun’s Tomb              2. Lodhi Garden                   3. Bahai Lotus Temple


2. CHANDIGARH: Reason for Chandigarh to be union territory is its location is on border of Punjab and Haryana border before partition Punjab was having Lahore as capital but later it became part of Pakistan and Chandigarh was having growth after  partition in 1966 Haryana was been formed and they were claiming for it because they were not having any developing Town so central govt. made it union territory by avoiding any conflict.
     Places to visit:
         1.Rock garden                   2.Rose garden                   3. Sukhna lake

3. LAKSHADWEEP: On 1 Nov 1956 during the reorganization of states .These islands were separated by Madras for administrative purpose like keeping eye on shipping lane. These territories were called Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands in 1973 they adopted name as Lakshadweep which means thousands of islands.
       Places to visit:
    1.Minicoy                             2.  Kavaratti                         3.Kadmat island
4. DAMAN and DIU: India got freedom in 1947 from British but Goa was been acquired by Portuguese so India was been fighting with Portuguese and in 1961 India taken the command of Goa which also included Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli because they too were ruled by Portuguese.
Till 1987 Goa moved to be a state Daman and Diu was declared as separate Union territory. Daman and Diu has almost 645 km distance between them.
       Places to visit:
    1. Fort Diu                      2. Gangeshwar Temple             3.  St. Paul’s Church  

   

5. DADRA AND NAGAR HAVELI:  When Dadra and Nagar Haveli were acquired by India it was sharing boundaries with Gujarat and Maharashtra so govt. decided to keep it with them.  Silvassa was been named as capital.
        Places to visit:
      1.Dudhni lake                     2.Nakshatra Garden           3. Swaminarayan Temple

6. ANDAMAN and NICOBAR islands: In 1947 India got Independence and in 1948 Burma so while British was leaving these nations their intention was to resettle Anglo-Indians and Anglo-Burmese to form their own nation. But they failed and in 1950 it became part of India. And was declared as Union Territory reason was to keep eye on Bay of Bengal and make Indian Defense strong.
       Place to visit :
         1.Ross island                       2.Cellular Jail                  3.Radhanagar Beach

7. PUDUCHERRY(Pondicherry): On 1st nov 1954 French completely transferred all their territory to republic of India .In 1962 three more region were added to it . But the people living in Pondicherry were mostly following French traditional and even after living of French administrator’s most people adopted French as religion and they never wanted to be part of neighbor states .So it was made a union Territory.
  Places to visit:
  1.Rock Beach                 2.Seaside Promenade                    3. Paradise Beach
Follow us:

          Facebook                     Instagram                   WordPress                     Pinterest

You may also like...

6 Responses

  1. I personally feel your website topic is very unique and reliable for readers. We are waiting new more informative articles for increasing knowledge.

    http://forupon.com/

  2. I personally feel your website topic is very unique and reliable for readers. We are waiting new more informative articles for increasing knowledge.

    http://forupon.com/

    I personally feel your website topic is very unique and reliable for readers. We are waiting new more informative articles for increasing knowledge For upon.
    For upon

  3. Psophia says:

    Access to computers and other control systems which might provide you with information about the way the world revolves around technology should be unlimited and total. All information should be free and accessible to all. Seeing how you are being monitored by most of these tech companies. And also needing cyber help in many areas of your day to day activities, we at INTEGRATEDHACKS have come come up with a team of highly motivated and dedicated hackers to help you get access to information you are being deprived of and also protect you when necessary. Our services include and are not limited to hacking of social media accounts,email accounts, tracking of phones hacking of bank cards and many more.
    Have you ever been hacked? Need to recover your stolen account, Want to monitor your kids,spouse or partner, Change your school results, track messages from an email or mobile number, secure your email accounts, phones, bank accounts and many more, INTEGRATEDHACKS is the one for you. Hundreds of our clients have their jobs done consistently and efficiently in no time. Our professional hackers for hire team is highly qualified and can hack anything or device you desire without giving the target any form of notification which makes us one of the best.
       Are you having doubts about your partner ? Worry no more. All your doubts would be cleared.

    ★ Contact Us today For Your Desired Hacking services via : integratedhacks@protonmail.com and experience cyber hacking like never before.

  4. I am continuously looking online for articles that can benefit me. Thx!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *