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Constitution of India, 1949


 FIRST SCHEDULE 

[Articles 1 and 4 

I. THE STATES 

Name Territories

1. Andhra Pradesh The territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Andhra State Act, 1953, sub-section (1) of section 3 of the States Reorganization Act, 1956, the First Schedule to the Andhra Pradesh and Madras (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1959, and the Schedule to the Andhra Pradesh and Mysore (Transfer of Territory) Act, 1968, but excluding the territories specified in the Second Schedule to the Andhra Pradesh and Madras (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1959.

2. Assam The territories which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution were comprised in the Province of Assam, the Khasi States and the Assam Tribal Areas, but excluding the territories specified in the Schedule to the Assam (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1951, and the territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3 of the State of Nagaland Act, 1962 and the territories specified in sections 5, 6 and 7 of the North-Eastern Areas (Reorganization) Act, 1971. 

3. Bihar The territories which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution were either comprised in the Province of Bihar or were being administered as if they formed part of that Province and the territories specified in clause (1) of sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Bihar and Uttar Pradesh (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1968, but excluding the territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Bihar and West Bengal (Transfer of Territories) Act, 1956, and the territories specified in clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 3 of the first mentioned Act.  

4. Gujarat The territories referred to in sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Bombay Reorganization Act, 1960.

5. Kerala The territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 5 of the States Reorganization Act, 1956.

6. Madhya Pradesh The territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 9 of the States Reorganization Act, 1956 and the First Schedule to the Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh (Transfer of Territories) Act, 1959.

7. Tamil Nadu The territories which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution were either comprised in the Province of Madras or were being administered as if they formed part of that Province and the territories specified in section 4 of the States Reorganization Act, 1956, and the Second Schedule to the Andhra Pradesh and Madras (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1959 but excluding the territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3 and sub-section (1) of section 4 of the Andhra State Act, 1953 and the territories specified in clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 5, section 6 and clause (d) of sub-section (1) of section 7 of the States Reorganization Act, 1956 and the territories specified in the First Schedule to the Andhra Pradesh and Madras (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1959.  

8. Maharashtra The territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 8 of the States Reorganization Act, 1956, but excluding the territories referred to in sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Bombay Reorganization Act, 1960.  

9. Karnataka The territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 7 of the States Reorganization Act, 1956 but excluding the territory specified in the Schedule to the Andhra Pradesh and Mysore (Transfer of Territory) Act, 1968 

10. Orissa The territories which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution were either comprised in the Province of Orissa or were being administered as if they formed part of that Province.

11. Punjab The territories specified in section 11 of the States Reorganization Act, 1956 and the territories referred to in Part II of the First Schedule to the Acquired Territories (Merger) Act, 1960 but excluding the territories referred to in Part II of the First Schedule to the Constitution (Ninth Amendment) Act, 1960 and the territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3, section 4 and sub-section (1) of section 5 of the Punjab Reorganization Act, 1966. 

12. Rajasthan The territories specified in section 10 of the States Reorganization Act, 1956 but excluding the territories specified in the First Schedule to the Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh (Transfer of Territories) Act, 1959.  

13. Uttar Pradesh The territories which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution were either comprised in the Province known as the United Provinces or were being administered as if they formed part of that Province, the territories specified in clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Bihar and Uttar Pradesh (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1968, and the territories specified in clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 4 of the Haryana and Uttar Pradesh (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1979, but excluding the territories specified in clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Bihar and Uttar Pradesh (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1968, and the territories specified in clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 4 of the Haryana and Uttar Pradesh (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1979.  

14. West Bengal The territories which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution were either comprised in the Province of West Bengal or were being administered as if they formed part of that Province in the territory of Chandernagore as defined in clause (c) of section 2 of the Chandernagore (Merger) Act, 1954, and also the territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Bihar and West Bengal (Transfer of Territories) Act, 1956.  

15. Jammu and The territory which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution are comprised in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir.

16. Nagaland The territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3 of the State of Nagaland Act, 1962.

17. Haryana The territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Punjab Reorganization Act, 1966 and the territories specified in clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 4 of the Haryana and Uttar Pradesh (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1979, but excluding the territories specified in clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 4 of that Act. 

18. Himachal Pradesh The territories which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution were being administered as if they were Chief Commissionersí Provinces under the names of Himachal Pradesh and Bilaspur and the Territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 5 of the Punjab Reorganization Act, 1966.

19. Manipur The territory which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution was being administered as if it were a Chief Commissionerís Province under the name of Manipur.  

20. Tripura The territory which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution was being administered as if it were a Chief Commissionerís Province under the name of Tripura.  

21. Meghalaya The territories specified in section 5 of the North-Eastern Areas (Reorganization) Act, 1971.

22. Sikkim The territories which immediately before the commencement of the Constitution (Thirty-sixth Amendment) Act, 1975, were comprised in Sikkim.  

23. Mizoram The territories specified in section 6 of the North Eastern Areas (Reorganization) Act, 1971.

 24. Arunachal Pradesh The territories specified in section 7 of the North Eastern Areas (Reorganization) Act, 1971.  

25. Goa The territories specified in section 3 of the Goa, Daman and Diu Reorganization Act, 1987.

II. THE UNION TERRITORIES

1. Delhi The territory which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution was comprised in the Chief Commissionerís Province of Delhi.

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2. The Andaman and The territory which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution was comprised in the Chief Commissionerís Province of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

3. Lakshadweep The territory specified in section 6 of the States Reorganization Act, 1956.

4. Dadra and Nagar The territory which immediately before the eleventh day of August, 1961 was comprised in Free Dadra and Nagar Haveli..

5. Daman and Diu The territories specified in section 4 of the Goa, Daman and Diu Reorganization Act, 1987.

6. Pondicherry The territories which immediately before the sixteenth day of August, 1962, were comprised in the French Establishments in India known as Pondicherry, Karikal, Mahe and Yanam.

7. Chandigarh The territories specified in section 4 of the Punjab Reorganization Act, 1966.



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