Number of states in India
The states in India are mostly created on linguistic differences. Since independence number of states in India has changed a lot.
This was the last change in the number of states in India till date. The total count of number of states in India stands at 29 including NCR Delhi which is also accorded the status of a state. India also has 6 union territories.
In the states, the Governor, as the representative of the President of India, is the head fo the government executive. The Union Territories are administered directly by the President through an Administrator appointed by him/her. There is no elected government in the union territories. Each State and UT of India has a unique culture, demography, food habits, dress, festivals and also language in some of the cases
Number of states in India / UT in India
|No.||State / UT||Name||Capital|
|1||UT||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Port Blair|
|8||UT||Dadra and Nagar Haveli||Silvassa|
|9||UT||Daman and Diu||Daman|
|14||Jammu and Kashmir||Srinagar|
|25||National Capital Territory of Delhi||Delhi|