Is Delhi a state yes or no?

Is Delhi a small state?

Although colloquially Delhi and New Delhi are used interchangeably to refer to the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), these are two distinct entities, with New Delhi forming a small part of the city of Delhi.

New Delhi
Population (2011)
• Capital city 257,803
• Density 6,000/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
• District 142,004

Is Delhi a state or union territory 2021?

Delhi or the National Capital Territory of Delhi is a city and a union territory in India which consists of the national capital, New Delhi. Much like the states of India, Delhi is administered by its own legislature, high court and council of ministers.

How many states are there in Delhi?

National Capital Territory of Delhi has 11 Districts – North, North- East, North-West, West, South, South- West, South-East, New- Delhi, Central, Shahdara and East.

Why Delhi is not a state Upsc?

The government of Delhi claims that its lack of control over police, public order and land obstructs its ability to efficiently plan the development of the city. The pitfalls of not having full statehood status have been experienced by many elected regimes in Delhi.

Is Delhi under central government?

Central government

This state government is called the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi (Government of NCT of Delhi or simply Government of Delhi). It consists of an executive, led by the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, a judiciary and a legislature.

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