India is a country which lies in the south Asia. You might be wondering as to how many states in India exist? There are twenty eight states in the country and seven U.T. [Union territories], wherein each of them has a distinctive touch. India has a democratic form of governance and as far as the governance of the states in India is considered each of these states have a state government which looks after the affairs of the concerned states. Apart from that the country also has a central government looking in to the matters of national importance.
The country is boosted with a lot of diversity in religion. Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism and many other religions are followed by the people of the country which gives it a unique diversity. To ensure that the interest of different factions which are present in the country is safeguarded the country has a democratic form of governance.
When you ponder over the total states in the entire country of India you would definitely want to know the largest state in India. The answer to that will be Rajasthan in terms of area. However, before the formation of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh was the largest state of the country. The total states in India increased from twenty five to twenty eight in 2000, when three new states, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Uttaranchal were formed.
If you wish to find out the list of states in India you can take the helping hand of internet to clearly understand it. The number of states in India, which currently stands at twenty eight, is further expected to increase. This is primarily because of the numerous demands raise by the various political parties and state governments.