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Which out of the following states was carved out of Assam
1. Meghalaya
2. Sikkim
3. Manipur
4. Tripura

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Meghalaya

The correct answer is Meghalaya.

  • Nagaland was the first state to be carved out of Assam in 1963 which was followed by Meghalaya in 1972 and was followed by the creation of Mizoram as a Union territory in 1972 and later on becoming a state in 1986.

  • Meghalaya was created as a self-governing autonomous state within Assam on 2 April 1970.
  • It became a full-fledged state of Meghalaya on 21 January 1972.
  • It shares its borders geographically with Assam on the north and the east and with Bangladesh on the south and west.
  • Meghalaya means the Abode of clouds.
  • It is among the 7 sister states of Northeast India.
  • Its capital and largest city is Shillong and the state has 11 districts.

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