Vindhya Pradesh


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Vindhya Pradesh

(ˈvɪndjə)
n
(Placename) a former state of central India: merged with the reorganized Madhya Pradesh in 1956
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Likewise the Tulu-speaking people of the bordering regions of Karnataka and Kerala want Tulu Land, nine districts of Madhya Pradesh want Vindhya Pradesh, ex-princely states Saurashtra and Kutch want to break away from Gujarat as separate states and Kuki people of Manipur want their own separate state Kuliland.
The practice of offering worship to Sathi or Chaithidevi was started for the first time in the Vindhya Pradesh and spread therefrom to other places.
The Tier-C states which comprised both commissioners' province from the British time and some small princely states were Ajmer, Bhopal, Bilaspur, Coorg, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Kutch, Manipur, Tripura and Vindhya Pradesh. They were governed by a chief commissioner appointed by the President of India.