This article will examine the idea of new states/provinces in India.
How India created 16 new states on ethno-lingual, and other lines and
accommodate the ethnic groups. The case study of India is focussing on the different
factors; including constitutional setup and role of different political parties of India in
making of the new state. The following three
basic questions investigate the paper’s
perspective. First; what has been the basis of
demands for the creation of new states in India?
Second; what are the main hurdles in the
reorganization of state and what urged the redemarcation of states in India? Third; what has
been the stance of political Parties about the
creation of new states in Indian state?
1-Muhammad Shoaib Malik Assistant Professor,Department of Pakistan Studies, National
University of Modern Languages Islamabad, Pakistan.2-Azhar Mahmood Abbasi Lecturer, Department of Pakistan Studies,National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan. 3-Saima Gul Lecturer, Department of International Relations, University of Peshawar, KP, Pakistan
Re-demarcation, Subnationalism, Re-organization, Indian constitution, Ethnic, Identity Politics group, Indian states.