List Of Indian State Foundation Day With GK Questions

Indian State Foundation Day

Last Updated: 22 July 2021

In 2021, India has 28 States and 8 Union Territories. In this article, You’ll find all the lists of Indian State Foundation Day and Union Territories Foundation Day.

State Foundation Day is celebrated to mark the formation of a State or the Union Territories.

Some of these states and union territories observe their foundation day as the Official State Holiday, and some do not.

State Functions, Parades, Cultural Events, and Award Ceremonies are held in various States and Union Territories on their respective Foundation Day.

A State’s Foundation Day, usually but not always falls on their statehood day. Read the list of Indian State Foundation Day and boost your knowledge.

Indian State Foundation Day


No.StateFoundation DayStatehood Day
1Andhra Pradesh01 Nov 195601 Nov 1956
2Arunachal Pradesh20 Feb 198720 Feb 1987
3Assam02 Dec 192826 Jan 1950
4Bihar22 Mar 191226 Jan 1950
5Chhattisgarh01 Nov 200001 Nov 2000
6Goa30 May 198730 May 1987
7Gujarat01 May 196001 May 1960
8Haryana01 Nov 196601 Nov 1966
9Himachal Pradesh15 Apr 194825 Jan 1971
10Jharkhand15 Nov 200015 Nov 2000
11Karnataka01 Nov 195601 Nov 1956
12Kerala01 Nov 195601 Nov 1956
13Madhya Pradesh01 Nov 195601 Nov 1956
14Maharashtra01 May 196001 May 1960
15Manipur21 Jan 197221 Jan 1972
16Meghalaya21 Jan 197221 Jan 1972
17Mizoram20 Feb 198720 Feb 1987
18Nagaland01 Dec 196301 Dec 1963
19Odisha01 Apr 193601 Apr 1936
20Punjab01 Nov 196601 Nov 1966
21Rajasthan30 Mar 194930 Mar 1949
22Sikkim16 May 197516 May 1975
23Tamil Nadu01 Nov 195626 Jan 1950
24Telangana02 Jun 201402 Jun 2014
25Tripura21 Jan 197221 Jan 1972
26Uttar Pradesh24 Jan 195024 Jan 1950
27Uttarakhand09 Nov 200009 Nov 2000
28West Bengal20 June 194726 Jan 1950

Indian Union Territories Foundation Day


No.Union TerritoryFoundation DayFormation Day
1Andaman & Nicobar Islands01 Nov 195601 Nov 1956
2Chandigarh01 Nov 196601 Nov 1966
3Dadra and Nagar Haveli &
Daman and Diu
26 Jan 202026 Jan 2020
4Delhi01 Nov 195601 Feb 1992
5Jammu and Kashmir31 Oct 201931 Oct 2019
6Ladakh31 Oct 201931 Oct 2019
7Lakshadweep01 Nov 195601 Nov 1956
8Puducherry01 Nov 195416 Aug 1962

Common Foundation Day


No.DateStates & Union Territories
121 Jan1) Manipur Day
2) Meghalaya Day
3) Tripura Day
220 Feb1) Arunachal Pradesh Day
2) Mizoram Day
31st May1) Gujarat Day
2) Maharashtra Day
431 Oct1) Jammu & Kashmir Day
2) Ladakh Day
5 1st Nov1) Andhra Pradesh Day
2) Chhattisgarh Day
3) Haryana Day
4) Karnataka Day
5) Kerala Day
6) Madhya Pradesh Day
7) Punjab Day
8) Tamil Nadu Day
9) Andaman & Nicobar Day
10) Chandigarh Day
11) Delhi Day
12) Lakshadweep Day
13) Puducherry Day

Related: Quiz On Geography Of India And The World (UPSC Syllabus)


Indian Autonomous Administrative Divisions Day


No.StateAutonomous AreaFormation Year
1Assam1) Bodoland9 Feb 2003
2) Deori2005
3) North Cachar Hills (Dima Hasao)1951
4) Karbi Anglong23 Jun 1952
5) Mising1995
6) Rabha Hasong1995
7) Sonowal Kachari2005
8) Thengal Kachari2005
9) Tiwa Autonomous Council1995
10) Koch Rajbanshi Autonomous Council1995
2Ladakh1) Kargil1995
2) Leh1995
3Manipur1) Chandel13 May 1974
2) Churachandpur1969
3) Sadar Hills1971
4) Senapati1971
5) Tamenglong1972
6) Ukhul1969
4Meghalaya1) Garo Hills1973
2) Jaintia Hills1973
3) Khasi Hills1973
5Mizoram1) Chakma29 Apr 1972
2) Lai29 Apr 1972
3) Mara29 May 1971
6TripuraTripura Tribal Areas15 Jan 1982
7West BengalGorkhaland14 Mar 2012

GK Questions On Indian State Foundation Days


1. How many Indian States celebrate 1st November as their Foundation Day?
Answer: 8 Indian States

2. How many Indian Union Territories celebrate 1st November as their Foundation Day?
Answer: 5 Union Territories

3. When is Nagaland Day Celebrated?
a) 1st December
b) 1st May
c) 1st January
d) 1st March

4. When is Himachal Pradesh Day Celebrated?
a) 15 June
b) 15 May
c) 15 July
d) 15 April

5. When is Uttar Pradesh Diwas Celebrated?
a) 24 March
b) 24 January
c) 24 February
d) 24 June

6. When is Telangana Formation Day celebrated?
a) 2nd June
b) 2nd July
c) 2nd September
d) 2nd August

7. When is Assam Foundation Day celebrated?
a) 2nd December
b) 2nd January
c) 2nd October
d) 2nd March

8. Jammu & Kashmir Day and Ladakh Day are celebrated on the same day?
a) 31st September
b) 31st October
c) 31st November
d) 31st December

9. Bodoland Day is celebrated on?
a) 19 February
b) 28 February
c) 10 February
d) 9 February

10. When is Tipraland Day celebrated?
a) 23rd November
b) 23rd March
c) 23rd August
d) 23rd September

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