What was meant by Princely States? How many Princely States were there in India at the time of independence?
Explain the role played by Sardar Patel in the integration of Princely States into the Indian Union.
What was the task of the States Reorganisation Commission? What was its most salient recommendation?
Match the principles with the instances :
|(a) Mapping of boundaries on religious ground||(i) Pakistan and Bangladesh|
|(b) Mapping of boundaries on grounds of different languages||(ii) India and Pakistan|
|(c) Demarcating boundaries within a country by geographical zones||(iii) Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh|
|(d) Demarcating boundaries within a country on administrative and political grounds||(iv) Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand|