Telangana, India’s youngest State.
Which is the newest Indian state?
On 2 June 2014, Telangana was separated from Andhra Pradesh as the 29th state of the union. On 31 October 2019, Jammu and Kashmir state was split into two new Union Territories: Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
What is Telangana known as?
The name “Telangana” refers to the word Trilinga Desa, earned due to the presence of three ancient Shiva Temples at Kaleshwaram, Srisailam, and Draksharamam. A more historical reasoning is that during the reign of Nizams, the region was known as Telugu Angana to differentiate it from the areas where Marathi was spoken.
What is the average age of Bihar?
Expectation of life at birth by sex and residence, India and bigger States, 2010-14
What was the last 2 states?
There are fifty (50) states and Washington D.C.The last two states to join the Union were Alaska (49th) and Hawaii (50th). Both joined in 1959.
What were the first 30 states?
Dates of Succession to the Union
Who is India’s first state?
Thus,Andhra became the first state in India in 1953 with Kurnool as its capital.
Which is the 28th state of India?
Mysore State was renamed as Karnataka in 1973.
Who is the first king of Telangana?
Sultan Quli Qutb Shah, subedar for Telangana under the Bahamanis, with Golconda as his capital, declared his independence in 1496 and seven sultans of this dynasty ruled not only Telangana but the entire Telugu-speaking land including parts of present day Maharashtra and Karnataka.
What is the old name of Telangana?
The word “Telinga” changed over time to “Telangana” and the name “Telangana” was designated to distinguish the predominantly Telugu-speaking region of the erstwhile Hyderabad State from its predominantly Marathi-speaking one, Marathwada.