Indian States and UT

State/UT Name Capital Chief Minister Governor Total Area
State
Andhra PradeshHyderabadShri. Nara Chandrababu NaiduMr. E.S.L. Narasimhan1,60,000 Sq Km
Arunachal PradeshItanagarMr. Pema KhanduBrig. (Dr) BD Mishra (Retd)83,743 sq. km
AssamDispurMr. Sarbananda SonowalShri Prof Jagdish Mukhi78,438 sq. km
BiharPatnaShri Nitish KumarShir Satya Pal Malik94,163 sq. km
ChhattisgarhRaipurDr. Raman SinghShri Balramji Dass Tandon1,36,034 sq. km
GoaPanajiShri Manohar ParrikarSmt. Mridula Sinha3,702 sq. km
GujaratGandhi NagarShri Vijaybhai R. RupaniShri Om Prakash Kohli1,96,024 sq. km
HaryanaChandigarhMr. Manohar Lal KhattarMr. Kaptan Singh Solanki44,212 sq. km
Himachal PradeshShimlaMr. Virbhadra SinghAcharya Dev Vrat55,673 sq. km
Jammu and KashmirSrinagar (Summer) & Jammu (Winter)Mehbooba MuftiMr. N. N. Vohra2,22,236 sq. km
JharkhandRanchiMr. Raghubar Das Shrimati Droupadi Murmu 79,714 sq. km
KarnatakaBengaluruK SiddaramaiahShri Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala1,91,791 sq. km
KeralaThiruvananthapuramMr. Pinarayi VijayanShri Justice (Retd.) Palaniswamy Sathasivam38,863 sq. km
Madhya PradeshBhopalMr. Shivraj Singh ChauhanShri Om Prakash Kohli (Add. Charge)3,08,000 sq. km
MaharashtraMumbaiMr. Devendra FadnavisShri Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao3,07,713 sq. km
ManipurImphalShri N. Biren SinghDr. Najma A. Heptulla22,327 sq. km
MeghalayaShillongMr. Mukul A. SangmaShri Ganga Prasad22,429 sq. km
MizoramAizawlShri Lal ThanhawlaLt. General (Retd.) Nirbhay Sharma 21,081 sq. km
NagalandKohimaDr. Shurhozelie LiezietsuShri Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya16,579 sq. km
OdishaBhubaneshwarMr. Naveen PatnaikShri S. C. Jamir1,55,707 sq. km
PunjabChandigarhCapt. Amarinder SinghShri V. P. Singh Badnore50,362 sq. km
RajasthanJaipurMs. Vasundhara Raje ScindiaShri Kalyan Singh3,42,239 sq. km
SikkimGangtokShri Pawan Kumar ChamlingShri Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil7,096 sq. km
Tamil NaduChennaiThiru Edappadi K. PalaniswamiSri Banwarilal Purohit1,30,058 sq. km
Telangana HyderabadKalvakuntla Chandrasekhara RaoShri E.S Lakshmi Narasimhan114,840 sq. km
TripuraAgartalaMr. Manik SarkarShri Tathagata Roy 10,491.69 sq.km
Uttar Pradesh LucknowYogi AdityanathShri Ram Naik2,40,928 sq. km
Uttarakhand DehradunMr. Trivendra Singh RawatDr. Krishan Kant Paul 53,484 sq. km
West BengalKolkataMs. Mamta BanerjeeShri Keshari Nath Tripathi88,752 sq. km
Union Territory
Andaman and Nicobar IslandsPort Blair N/ADevendra Kumar Joshi (Lieutenant Governor)8,249 sq. km
ChandigarhChandigarh Shri.V. P. Singh Badnore (Administrator)114 sq km
Dadra and Nagar HaveliSilvassaShri Praful Patel (Administrator)491 sq km
Daman and DiuDamanShri Praful Patel (Administrator)112 sq. km
LakshwadeepKavarattiShri Farooq Khan, IPS, (Retd.) (Administrator)32 sq. km
NCT of DelhiDelhiShri Arvind KejriwalShri Anil Baijal (Lieutenant Governor)1,483 sq. km
PuducherryPuducherryMr. V. NarayanasamyMs. Kiran Bedi (Lieutenant Governor)479 sq km

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What is Bitcoin?

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Genetically Modified Food or Crops

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