The States Reorganisation Act,1956
Section 9. Formation of a new Madhya Pradesh State
(1) As from the appointed day, there shall be formed a new Part A State to be known as the State of Madhya Pradesh comprising the following territories, namely:-
(a) The territories of the existing State of Madhya Pradesh, except the districts mentioned in clause (c) of sub-section (1) of section 8;
(b) The territories of the existing State of Madhya Bharat, except Sunel tappa of Bhanpura tahsil of Mandsaur district;
(c) Sironj sub-division of Kotah district in the existing State of Rajasthan;
(d) The territories of the existing State of Bhopal; and
(e) The territories of the existing State of Vindhya Pradesh;
And thereupon the said territories shall cease to form part of the existing States of Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Bharat, Rajasthan, Bhopal and Vindhya Pradesh, respectively.
(2) The said Sironj sub-division shall be included in, and become part of, Bhilsa district in the new State of Madhya Pradesh.