A List of the 29 States and 9 Union Territories of India

India is a parliamentary democratic country consisting of 29 states and 9 union territories. Here is a list of the states in India:

  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Assam
  4. Bihar
  5. Chhattisgarh
  6. Goa
  7. Gujarat
  8. Haryana
  9. Himachal Pradesh
  10. Jammu and Kashmir
  11. Jharkhand
  12. Karnataka
  13. Kerala
  14. Madhya Pradesh
  15. Maharashtra
  16. Manipur
  17. Meghalaya
  18. Mizoram
  19. Nagaland
  20. Odisha (formerly known as Orissa)
  21. Punjab
  22. Rajasthan
  23. Sikkim
  24. Tamil Nadu
  25. Telangana
  26. Tripura
  27. Uttar Pradesh
  28. Uttarakhand
  29. West Bengal

In addition to the states, there are also 9 union territories in India, which are directly governed by the government:

  1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  2. Chandigarh
  3. Dadra and Nagar Haveli
  4. Daman and Diu
  5. Delhi
  6. Lakshadweep
  7. Puducherry (formerly known as Pondicherry)
  8. Ladakh
  9. Jammu and Kashmir (union territory status currently in effect)