How did Nagaland became the 16th state of India?
Nagaland became the first state in the north east to be bifurcated from Assam. On December 1,1963, the second President of India Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan arrived by helicopter to formally declare Nagaland as the 16th state of India.
Which is the 17th state of India?
Hilly Areas of Punjab were merged with Himachal Pradesh. Haryana becomes the 17th State.