18 December in History


When India became a free nation, Portugal continued to hold on to Goa, Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli. With Portugal unwilling to give up its control over these enclaves, the Indian government eventually authorised its military to launch an operation to take over Goa, and Daman and Diu. After the December 18-19, 1961 military action by India,… Read More →

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How many states are there in India? There are 29 states and 7 union territories in India. The states have their own government while the union territories are governed by the central government. The states are namely, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar,… Read More...
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