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The three states, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand and Jharkhand were created in which of the
following year?
1. 2000
2. 2001
3. 1999
4. 2002

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : 2000

The correct answer is 2000.

  • Chhattisgarh 1 November 2000  was created out of eastern Madhya Pradesh.
  • Chhattisgarh included seven districts of the old state and is rich in mineral wealth and a substantial rice-producer.
  • The basis for the creation of these states is said to be socio-political and not linguistic.
  • Uttarakhand 9 November 2000, which was later renamed Uttarakhand, was created out of the mountainous districts of northwest Uttar Pradesh.
  • The formation of Uttarakhand fulfilled the long-voiced demands of the tribal of Kumaon and Garhwal.
  • Uttarakhand was formed out of the 11 hill districts and 2 plains districts.
  • Jharkhand Formation done on 15 November 2000.
  • Jharkhand was carved out of the 18 districts of southern Bihar. This state encompasses around 35 percent of Bihar’s population. It also constitutes 65 percent of the state’s revenue generated by the coal mines and the steel mills.

Chhattisgarh

Country - India

Formation Done - 1 Novemebr 2000

Capital - Bilaspur (Judiciary capital) & Naya Raipur (Legislative capital)

Largest ciies - Raipur,Bilaspur,Durg.

Total Area - 52,198 sq mi

Languages -  Chhattisgarhi

Uttarakhand

Country - India

Formation Done - 9 Novemebr 2000

Capital - Gairsain & Dehradun

Largest city - Dehradun

Total Area - 20,650 sq mi

Languages -  Hindi, Sanskrit.

Jharkhand

Country - India

Formation Done - 15 Novemebr 2000

Capital - Ranchi

Largest cities - RanchiJamshedpur

Total Area - 30,778 sq mi

Languages -  Hindi, Angika, Bengali, Bhojpuri.

 

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