Madhya Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000

Madhya Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000 is an Act of the Parliament of India which enabled the creation of Chhattisgarh state out of Madhya Pradesh.[2] The law was introduced by NDA government headed by Vajpayee to fulfil its election promise.[3]

Madhya Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000
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Parliament of India
  • An Act to provide for the reorganisation of the existing State of Madhya Pradesh and for matters connected therewith
Citation[1]
Enacted byParliament of India
Enacted25th August, 2000
Status: In force

Resulting changesEdit

Entity Madhya Pradesh before 2000 New
Madhya Pradesh Chhattisgarh
Rajya Sabha Seats 16 11 (list) 5 (list)
Lok Sabha Seats 40 29 (list) 11 (list)
Legislative Assembly constitiuencies 320 230 (list) 90 (list)

In addition, the Chhattisgarh High Court was setup.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Madhya Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000" (pdf). Retrieved 18 December 2020.
  2. ^ "The Madhya Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000". indiankanoon.org. 25 August 2000. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  3. ^ "Chhattisgarh: quiet arrival". Archived from the original on 4 May 2004. Retrieved 15 July 2004.