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Till the formation of the Chhattisgarh state, Madhya Pradesh was the _______ state in India.
1. Largest
2. Second Largest
3. Third Largest
4. Fourth Largest

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Largest

The correct answer is Largest.

  • Madhya Pradesh used to be the largest state in India till Chhattisgarh was carved out of it in 2000. 
  • Madhya Pradesh is now the second-largest Indian Sate in size with an area of 3,08,000 sq. km.
  • Madhya Pradesh came into being on 1 November 1956.
  • It was reorganized on 1 November 2000 to create a new Chhattisgarh state.

 

  • Rajasthan is the largest state now with an area of 342,239 sq km.
  • Goa is the smallest state with an area of 3,702 sq km.

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As of April 6, 2021

State

Capital

Chief Minister

Governor

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal

Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Anandiben Patel

Goa

Panaji

Pramod Sawant

Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Rajasthan

Jaipur

Ashok Gehlot

Kalraj Mishra

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