India is a country located in southern Asia. With over 1.3 billion people, India is the most populousList of States and union territory of India With Capital 2019 democracy in the world. It is a federal constitutional republic governed under a parliamentary system consisting of 28 states and 9 union territories. All states, as well as the union territories of Puducherry and the National Capital Territory of Delhi, have elected legislatures and governments, both patterned on the Westminster model. The remaining five union territories are directly ruled by the central government through appointed administrators. In 1956, under the States Reorganisation Act, states were reorganized on a linguistic basis. Since then, their structure has remained largely unchanged. Each state or union territory is further divided into administrative districts.

No. State or
union territory
Administrative capital Legislative capital Judicial capital Year of establishment Former capital
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands union territory Port Blair  — Kolkata 1955 Calcutta (1945–1955)
2 Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad (de jure to 2024)
Amaravati (de facto from 2017)
Amaravati Amaravati 1956
2017
Kurnool (1953-1956)
3 Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar Itanagar Guwahati 1986  —
4 Assam Dispur Guwahati Guwahati 1975 Shillong (1874–1952)
5 Bihar Patna Patna Patna 1912  —
6 Chandigarh union territory Chandigarh[c]  — Chandigarh 1966  —
7 Chhattisgarh Raipur[d] Raipur Bilaspur 2000  —
8 Dadra and Nagar Haveli union territory Silvassa  — Mumbai 1945 Mumbai (1954–1961)
Panaji (1961–1987)
9 Daman and Diu union territory Daman  — Mumbai 1987 Ahmedabad (1961–1963)
Panaji (1963–1987)
10 National Capital Territory of Delhi union territory New Delhi New Delhi New Delhi 1931  —
11 Goa Panaji[e] Porvorim Mumbai 1961 Panaji (1961–1987)
12 Gujarat Gandhinagar Gandhinagar Ahmedabad 1960 Ahmedabad (1960–1970)
13 Haryana Chandigarh Chandigarh Chandigarh 1966  —
14 Himachal Pradesh Shimla Shimla (Summer)
Dharamsala (Winter)
Shimla 1971
2017
Bilaspur (1950–1956)
15 Jammu and Kashmir union territory Srinagar (Summer)
Jammu (Winter)
Srinagar (Summer)
Jammu (Winter)
Srinagar (Summer)
Jammu (Winter)
2019  —
16 Jharkhand Ranchi Ranchi Ranchi 2000  —
17 Karnataka Bangalore Bangalore Bangalore 1940 (Mysore)
18 Kerala Thiruvananthapuram Thiruvananthapuram Kochi 1956  —
19 Ladakh union territory Leh  — Srinagar (Summer)
Jammu (Winter)
2019 Srinagar (Summer)
Jammu (Winter)
20 Lakshadweep union territory Kavaratti  — Kochi 1956  —
21 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal Bhopal Jabalpur 1956 Nagpur (1861–1956)
22 Maharashtra Mumbai[g] Mumbai (Summer)Nagpur (winter) Mumbai 1818  —
23 Manipur Imphal Imphal Imphal 1947  —
24 Meghalaya Shillong Shillong Shillong 1970  —
25 Mizoram Aizawl Aizawl Guwahati 1972  —
26 Nagaland Kohima Kohima Guwahati 1963  —
27 Odisha Bhubaneswar Bhubaneswar Cuttack 1948 Cuttack (1936–1948)
28 Puducherry union territory Pondicherry Pondicherry Chennai 1954 Madras (1948–1954)
29 Punjab Chandigarh Chandigarh Chandigarh 1966  —
30 Rajasthan Jaipur Jaipur Jodhpur 1950  —
31 Sikkim Gangtok[h] Gangtok Gangtok 1890  —
32 Tamil Nadu Chennai[i] Chennai Chennai 1956  —
33 Telangana Hyderabad[j] Hyderabad Hyderabad 2014  —
34 Tripura Agartala Agartala Agartala 1956  —
35 Uttar Pradesh Lucknow Lucknow Allahabad 1938  —
36 Uttarakhand Dehradun Dehradun Nainital 2000  —
37 West Bengal Kolkata Kolkata Kolkata 1947  —

source: WiKipedia