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Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Location of Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Capital Silvassa
20.27° N 73.02° E
Abbreviation IN-DN
Official languages Gujarati
Administrator Arun Mathur
Formation 1961-08-11
Area 491 km² (4th)
Population (2001) 220,451 (5th)
Density 449/km²
Districts 1
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Image:Dadraseal.png

Seal of Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Dadra and Nagar Haveli pronunciation (Gujarati: દાદરા અને નગર હવેલી, Hindi: दादरा और नगर हवेली, Urdu: دادرہ اور نگر حویلی, Portuguese: Dadrá e Nagar-Aveli) is a Union Territory in western India. Nagar Haveli is wedged between Maharashtra and Gujarat, whereas Dadra is an enclave lying a few km north of Nagar Haveli in Gujarat. Its capital is Silvassa. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... This is a list of Indian state and union territory capitals. ... Silvassa is the capital of the Indian Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli sandwiched between the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat. ... India is subdivided into twenty-eight states and seven union territories States and territories of India States: Union Territories: Andaman and Nicobar Islands Chandigarh Dadra and Nagar Haveli Daman and Diu Lakshadweep Pondicherry National Capital Territory of Delhi // History Pre-independence British India, which included all of modern-day India... ISO 3166-2 for India (ISO 3166-1 : IN) The purpose of this family of standards is to establish a worldwide series of short abbreviations for places, for use on package labels, containers and such. ... An official language is a language that is given a privileged legal status in a state, or other legally-defined territory. ... Gujarati (ગુજરાતી GujarātÄ«) is an Indo-Aryan language, part of the greater Indo-European language family. ... List of current governors of Indian states. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... August 11 is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Indian States See also: States and territories of India Categories: States and territories of India ... To help compare different orders of magnitude and geographical regions, we list here areas between 100 km² and 1000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Indian States See also: States and territories of India Categories: States and territories of India ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Indian States Notes Note 1: — Excludes Mao-Maram, Paomata and Purul sub-divisions of Senapati district of Manipur See also: States and territories of India References Census of India, final 2001 results Category: ... World map of the population density in 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... The divisions of a district. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... Indian Standard Time (IST) is the time zone for India. ... Image File history File links Dadra. ... Gujarati (ગુજરાતી GujarātÄ«) is an Indo-Aryan language, part of the greater Indo-European language family. ... Hindi (हिन्दी or हिंदी in DevanāgarÄ«; pronunciation: ), an Indo-European language spoken mainly in northern and central India, is one of the official languages of the Union government of India. ... The phrase Zaban-e Urdu-e Mualla written in () is an Indo-European language of the Indo-Aryan family that developed under mainlyPersian influence in Central and South Asia during the Delhi Sultanate and Mughal Empire (1200-1800). ... India is subdivided into twenty-eight states and seven union territories States and territories of India States: Union Territories: Andaman and Nicobar Islands Chandigarh Dadra and Nagar Haveli Daman and Diu Lakshadweep Pondicherry National Capital Territory of Delhi // History Pre-independence British India, which included all of modern-day India... Maharashtra (Devanagari: महाराष्ट्र mahārāṣṭra, literally: Great Nation; IPA: / /)( ) is Indias third largest state in terms of area and second largest in terms of population after Uttar Pradesh. ... Gujarat (Gujarati: , , IPA ; also spelled Gujrat and sometimes Gujarath. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Silvassa is the capital of the Indian Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli sandwiched between the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat. ...


Dadra and Nagar Haveli are in the watershed of the Daman Ganga River, which flows through the territory. The towns of Dadra and Silvassa both lie on the north bank of the river. The Western Ghats range rises to the east, and the foothills of the range occupy the eastern portion of the district. The territory is landlocked, although the Arabian Sea coast lies just to the west in Gujarat. The Daman Ganga is a river in western India. ... The Western Ghats are a mountain range in India. ... Map of the Arabian Sea. ...


The major spoken language in the territory is Gujarati. Gujarati (ગુજરાતી Gujarātī) is an Indo-Aryan language, part of the greater Indo-European language family. ...


History

It was a Portuguese colony, dependent of Daman, from 1779 until 1954 when it was liberated by India. From 1954 to 1961, the territory was largely self-governing, the administration being done by a body called the Varishta Panchayat of Free Dadra and Nagar Haveli.[1] [2] It became a Union territory in 1961.[1] Daman and Diu (Portuguese: Gujarati is the main language; use of Portuguese is declining because it is not official or taught at school (but still spoken by 10% in Daman). ... 1779 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ...


Economy

Dadra and Nagar Haveli's gross state domestic product for 2004 is estimated at $218 million in current prices.


Manufacturing is the main economy in Dadra and Nagar Haveli as the taxes are low — no excise. The territory is run by a Lieutenant Governor. Today's Writing Products, a S&P CNX 500 conglomerate has a corporate office in this Union territory. It reported a gross income of Rs.1,215 million for 2005. [citation needed]


References

  1. ^ a b Constitution of India, 10th Amendment
  2. ^ Umaji Keshao Meshram & Ors v. Radhikabhai w/o Anandrao Banapurkar AIR 1986 SC 1272: this judgment mentions the Administration of Dadra and Nagar Haveli in this period
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Union Territories: Andaman and Nicobar IslandsChandigarhDadra and Nagar HaveliNational Capital Territory of DelhiDaman and DiuLakshadweepPondicherry

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