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Which of the following is the 28th State of India?
1. Gorkhaland
2. Jharkhand
3. Uttarakhand
4. Chhattisgarh

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Jharkhand

The correct answer is Jharkhand.

  • Jharkhand was founded by the Bihar Reorganisation Act on 15 November 2000 as the 28th State of India.
  • Presently, Jharkhand state shares its border with Bihar to the north, Uttar Pradesh to the northwest, Chhattisgarh to the west, Odisha to the south, and West Bengal to the east.
  • Jharkhand:
    • Chief Minister - Hemant Soren
    • Governor - Draupadi Murmu
    • Districts - 24
    • Capital - Ranchi
    • Lok Sabha seats - 14
    • Rajya Sabha seats - 6

  • On November 9, 2000, the state of Uttaranchal became the 27th state of India.
    • It was carved out of Uttar Pradesh, and in January 2007 the new state changed its name to Uttarakhand.
  • Chhattisgarh was carved out of Madhya Pradesh came into being on 1 November 2000 as the 26th State of India. 

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