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Which one of the following is NOT a Union Territory of India?
1. Jammu & Kashmir
2. Manipur
3. Chandigarh 
4. Ladakh

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Manipur

The correct answer is Manipur.

  • There are currently 28 states and 8 union territories in India.
  • Manipur is a northeast state in India.
  • Union territories are federal territories governed directly by the Central Government of India.
    • The President of India appoints an administrator or lieutenant governor for each Union Territory.
    • Union Territories in India are:
      1. National Capital Territory of Delhi.
      2. Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
      3. Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.
      4. Chandigarh.
      5. Jammu and Kashmir.
      6. Lakshadweep.
      7. Ladakh.
      8. Puducherry.
  • Delhi, Puducherry, and Jammu, and Kashmir were given partial statehood among 8 union territories.
    • These three union territories have their own locally elected legislative assembly and government.
  • Ladakh became the union territory of India on 31st October 2019
    • Ladakh is the largest union territory of India.
    • Also called Little Tibet.
    • Current Lieutenant Governor: Radha Krishna Mathur.
  • Lakshadweep is the smallest Union Territory of India.
    • Formed on 1st November 1956.
    •  Adopting the official name as Lakshadweep in 1973.
    • Administrator: Praful Patel
  • The union territories of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli merged into a single union territory known as Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu on 26th January 2020.

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