New state formation process: India

December 10, 2009

Step 1: Presidential reference is sent to state Assembly
Step 2: After Presidential reference, a resolution is tabled and passed in Assembly
Step 3: Assembly has to pass a Bill creating the new state
Step 4: A separate Bill has to be ratified by Parliament

Pending State Demands

  1. Vidarbha ( out of Maharashta )
  2. Harit Pradesh (out of UP )
  3. Poorvanchal , Bundelkhand ( out of UP and MP )
  4. Kosala ( out of Orissa )
  5. Gorkhaland (out of  West Bengal)