union territory


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union territory

n.
A political subdivision of India that is administered by the central government.

union territory

n
(Placename) one of the 6 administrative territories that, with 28 states, make up the Republic of India
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The visit is also coming at a time when China had opposed the move to make Ladakh a Union Territory.
Hyderabad: The ongoing tussle between the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has assumed a new dimension with strong speculation that the Narendra Modi government is planning to declare Hyderabad a Union Territory as a check on the TRS and the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM).
Almost 98% of the erstwhile state's population will be in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, comprising two regions - the Muslim-majority Kashmir valley, which has about eight million people, and the Hindu-majority Jammu, which has about six million.
In occupied Kashmir, protests were held in Kargil district over Indian government's move to make Ladakh a Union Territory. Complete shutdown was observed in Kargil on the third consecutive day, today, to protest against scrapping of Article 370 and division of occupied Kashmir into two union territories - Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
Under the order, the special status of Jammu and Kashmir has been abolished and it has been made a Union Territory under the Indian Federation.
Amit Shah also announced that Jammu and Kashmir now a union territory with legislature,and it is no more a State.
While intra-state e-way bill requirement will become mandatory in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep and Chandigarh on May 25, it will be rolled out in Punjab and Goa from June 1.
These are Madhya Pradesh, and Union Territory of Puducherry.
Puerto Ricans voted on Sunday for a non-binding referendum that called for the union territory to be awarded the status of statehood by the U.S.
Experts said that never in the history of any Union Territory (UT) in India including the national Capital had such a situation cropped up.
For each city in question, the percent share the city is of it's state or union territory and of India as a whole is reported.
It decided that Goa, Daman and Diu should remain a separate entity with the status of a Union Territory. Thereafter all the three major political parties, the United Goans, the Congress, and the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party sought statehood for Goa.

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