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Section 396 – Constitution of India

Constitution of India

 

 

396. FIRST SCHEDULE.

 

1[FIRST SCHEDULE

[Articles 1 and 4]

 

1. The States

 

Name Territories
1.Andhra Pradesh 2[The territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Andhra State Act, 1953, sub-section (1) of section 3 of the States Reorganisation Act, 1956, the First Schedule to the Andhra Pradesh and Madras (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1959, and the Schedule to the Andhra Pradesh and Mysore (Transfer of Territory) Act, 1968, but excluding the territories specified in the Second Schedule to the Andhra Pradesh and Madras (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1959.]
2. Assam The territories which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution were comprised in the Province of Assam, the Khasi States and the Assam Tribal Areas, but excluding the territories specified in the Schedule to the Assam (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1951 3[and the territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3 of the State of Nagaland Act, 1962] 4[and the territories specified in sections 5, 6 and 7 of the North-Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) Act, 1971].
3. Bihar 5[The territories which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution were either comprised in the Province of Bihar or were being administered as if they formed part of that Province and the territories specified in clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Bihar and Uttar Pradesh (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1968 but excluding the territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Bihar and West Bengal (Tansfer of Territories) Act, 1956, and the territories specified in clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 3 of the first mentioned Act.] 28and the territories specified in section 3 of The Bihar Reorganisation Act, 2000.
6[4.Gujarat The territories referred to in sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Bombay Reorganisation Act, 1960.]
5. Kerala The territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 5 of the States Reorganisation Act, 1956.
6. Madhya Pradesh The territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 9 of the States Reorganisation Act, 1956 7[and the First Schedule to the Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh (Transfer of Territories) Act, 1959.] 26but excluding the territories specified in section 3 of the Madhya Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2000.
7[7.Tamil Nadu The territories which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution were either comprised in the Province of Madras or were being administered as if they formed part of that Province and the territories specified in section 4 of the States Reorganisation Act, 1956, 8[and the Second Schedule to the Andhra Pradesh and Madras (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1959], but excluding the territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3 and sub-section (1) of section 4 of the Andhra State Act, 1953 and 9[the territories specified in clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 5, section 6 and clause (d) of sub-section (1) of section 7 of the States Reorganisation Act, 1956 and the territories specified in the First Schedule to the Andhra Pradesh and Madras (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1959].
10[8. Maharashtra The territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 8 of the States Reorganisation Act, 1956, but excluding the territories referred to in s
ub-section (1) of section 3 of the Bombay Reorganisation Act, 1960.]
11[9. Karnataka] The territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 7 of the States Reogranisation Act, 1956 12[but excluding the territory specified in the Schedule to the Andhra Pradesh and Mysore (Transfer of Territory) Act, 1968].
13[10.] Orissa The territories which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution were either comprised in the Province of Orissa or were being administered as if they formed part of that Province.
13[11.] Punjab The territories specified in section 11 of the States Reorganisation Act, 1956 14[and the territories referred to in Part II of the First Schedule to the Acquired Territories (Merger) Act, 1960] 15[but excluding the territories refered to in Part II of the First Schedule to the Constitution (Ninth Amendment) Act, 1960] 16[and the territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3, section 4 and sub-section (1) of section 5 of the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966].
13[12.] Rajasthan The territories specified in section 10 of the States Reorganisation Act, 1956 12[but excluding the territories specified in the First Schedule to the Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh (Transfer of Territories) Act, 1959].
13[13.] Uttar Pradesh 17[The territories which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution were either comprised in the Province known as the United Provinces or were being administered as if they formed part of that Province, the territories specified in clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Bihar and Uttar Pradesh (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1968, and the territories specified in clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 4 of the Haryana and Uttar Pradesh (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1979, but excluding the territories sepcified in clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Bihar and Uttar Pradesh (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1968, (24 of 1968) 27and the territories specified in section 3 of the Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000 and the territories specified in clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 4 of the Haryana and Uttar Pradesh (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1979.]
13[14.] West Bengal The territories which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution were either comprised in the Province of West Bengal or were being administered as if they formed part of that Province and the territory of Chandernagore as defined in clause (c) of section 2 of the Chandernagore (Merger) Act, 1954 and also the territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Bihar and West Bengal (Transfer of Territories) Act, 1956.
13[15.] Jammu and Kashmir The territory, which immediately before the commencemnt of this Constitution was comprised in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir.
18[16. Nagaland The territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3 of the State of Nagaland Act, 1962.]
12[17. Haryana 19[The territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966 and the territories specified in clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 4 of the Haryana and Uttar Pradesh (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1979, but excluding the territories specified in clause (v) of sub-section (1) of section 4 of that Act.]
20[18. Himachal The territories which immediately before the Pradesh commencement of this Constitution were being administere
d as if they were Chief Commissioners’ Provinces under the names of Himachal Pradesh and Bilaspur and the territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 5 of the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966.]
21[19. Manipur The territory which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution was being administered as if it were a Chief Commissioner’s Province under the name of Manipur.
20. Tripura The territory which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution was being administered as if it were a Chief Commissioner’s Province under the name of Tripura.
21. Meghalaya The territories specified in section 5 of the North-Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) Act, 1971.
22[22. Sikkim The territories, which immediately before the commencement of the Constitution (Thirty-sixth Amendment) Act, 1975, were comprised in Sikkim.]
23[23. Mizoram The territories specified in section 6 of the North-Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) Act, 1971.]
24[24. Arunachal Pradesh The territories specified in section 7 of the North-Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) Act, 1971.]
25[25. Goa The territories specified in section 3 of the Goa, Daman and Diu Reorganisation Act, 1987.]
2626. Chhattisgarh: The Territoties specified in section 3 of the Madhaya Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000.
2727 Uttaranchal: The territories specified in section 3 of the Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000.
2828. Jharkhand: The territories specified in section 3 of the Bihar Reorganisation Act, 2000.

 

 

1. Subs. by the Constitution (Seventh Amendment) Act, 1956, s. 2, for the First Sch.

 

2. Subs. by the Andhra Pradesh and Mysore (Transfer of Territory) 1968 (36 of 1968), s. 4, for the former entry (w.e.f. 1-10-1968),

 

3. Added by the State of Nagaland Act, 1962 (27 of 1962), s. 4 (w.e.f. 1-12-1963).

 

4. Added by the North-Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) Act, 1971 (81 of 1971), s. 9 (w.e.f. 21-1-1972).

 

5. Subs. by the Bihar and Uttar Pradesh (Alteration of Boundries) Act, 1968 (24 of 1968), s. 4, for the former entry (w.e.f. 10-6-1970).

 

6. Subs. by the Bombay Reorganisation Act, 1960 (11 of 1960), s. 4, for entry 4 (w.e.f. 1-5-1960).

 

7. Ins. by the Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh (Transfer of Territories) Act, 1959 (47 of 1959), s. 4 (w.e.f. 1-10-1959).

 

8. Ins. by the Andhra Pradesh and Madras (Alteration of Boundries) Act, 1959 (56 of 1959), s. 6 (w.e.f. 1-4-1960).

 

9. Subs. by s. 6, ibid., for certain words (w.e.f. 1-4-1960).

 

10. Ins. by the Bombay Reorganisation Act, 1960 (11 of 1960), s. 4 (w.e.f. 1-5-1960).

 

11. Subs. by the Mysore State (Alteration of Name) Act, 1973 (31 of 1973), s. 5, for “9. Mysore” (w.e.f. 1-11-1973).

 

12. Ins. by the Andhra Pradesh and Mysore (Transfer of Territory) Act, 1968 (36 of 1968), s. 4 (w.e.f. 1-10-1968).

 

13. Entries 8 to 14 renumbered as entries 9 to 15 by the Bombay Reorganisation Act, 1960 (11 of 1960), s. 4 (w.e.f. 1-5-1960).

 

14. Ins. by the Acquired Territories (Merger) Act, 1960 (64 of 1960), s. 4 (w.e.f. 17-1-1961).

 

15. Added by the Constitution (Ninth Amendment) Act, 1960, s. 3 (w.e.f. 17-1-1961).

 

16. Ins. by the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966 (31 of 1966), s. 7 (w.e.f. 1-11-1966).

 

17. Subs. by the Haryana and Uttar Pradesh (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1979 (31 of 1979), s. 5, for the entry against “13. Uttar Pradesh” (w.e.f. 15-9-1983).

 

18. Ins. by the State of Nagaland Act, 1962 (27 of 1962), s. 4 (w.e.f. 1-12-1963).

 

19. Subs. by the Haryana and Uttar Pradesh (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1979 (31 of 1979), s. 5, for the entry against “17. Haryana” (w.e.f. 15-9-1983).

 

20. Ins. by the State of Himachal Pradesh Act, 1970 (53 of 1970) s. 4, (w.e.f. 25-1-1971).

 

21. Ins. by the North-Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) Act, 1971 (81 of 1971), s. 9 (w.e.f. 21-1-1972).

 

22. Ins. by the Constitution (Thirty-sixth Amendment) Act, 1975, s. 2 (w.e.f. 26-4-1975).

 

23. Ins. by the State of Mizoram Act, 1986 (34 of 1986), s. 4 (w.e.f. 20-2-1987).

 

24. Ins. by the State of Arunachal Pradesh Act, 1986 (69 of 1986), s. 4. (w.e.f. 20-2-1987).

 

25. Ins. by the Goa, Daman and Diu Reorganisation Act, 1987 (18 of 1987), s. 5 (w.e.f. 30-5-1987).

 

26. Madhya Pradesh Re-Organisation Act, 2000 (28 of 2000) W.E.F. 1-11-2000.

 

27. Uttar Pradesh Re-Organisation Act, 2000 (29 of 2000) W.E.F. 9-11-2000.

 

28. Bihar Re-Organisation Act, 2000 (30 of 2000) W.E.F. 15-11-2000.

 

 

II. The Union Territories

 

 

Name Extent
1. Delhi.. The territory, which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution was comprised in the Chief Commissioners Province of Delhi.
1* * * * *  
2* * * * *  
3[2.] The Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The territory which immediately before the commencement of this Constitution was comprised in the Chief Commissioner’s Province of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
3[3.] 4[Lakshadweep]. The territory specified in section 6 of the States Reorganisation Act, 1956.
5[3[4.] Dadra and Nagar Haveli- The territory which immediately before the eleventh Nagar Haveli day of August, 1961 was comprised in Free Dadra and Nagar Haveli.]
6[3[5.] 7Daman and Diu . The territories specified in section 4 of the Goa, Daman and Diu Reorganisation Act, 1987.]
8[3[6.] 9Pondicherry. The territories which immediately before the sixteenth day of August, 1962, were comprised in the French Establishments in India known as Pondicherry, Karikal, Mahe and Yanam.]
10[3[7.] Chandigarh.. The territories specified in section 4 of the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966.]
11* * * * *  
12* * * * *  

 

1. Entry 2 relating to “Himachal Pradesh” omitted by the State of Himachal Pradesh Act, 1970 (53 of 1970), s. 4 (w.e.f. 25-1-1971).

 

2. Entries relating to Manipur and Tripura omitted by the North-Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) Act, 1971 (81 of 1971), s. 9 (w.e.f. 21-1-1972).

 

3. Entries 4 to 9 renumbered as entries 2 to 7 by s. 9, ibid. (w.e.f. 21-1-1972).

 

4. Subs. by the Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands (Alteration of Name) Act, 1973 (34 of 1973), s. 5, for “The Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands” (w.e.f. 1-11-1973).

 

5. Ins. by the Constitution (Tenth Amendment) Act, 1961, s. 2.

 

6. Subs. by the Goa, Daman and Diu Reorganisation Act, 1987 (18 of 1987), s. 5, for entry 5 (w.e.f. 30-5-1987).

 

7. Ins. by the Constitution (Fourteenth Amendment) Act, 1962, ss. 3 and 7 (w.e.f. 16-8-1962).

 

8. Ins. by the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966 (31 of 1966), s. 7 (w.e.f. 1-11-1966).

 

9. Entry 8 relating to Mizoram omitted by the State of Mizoram Act, 1986 (34 of 1986), s. 4 and entry 9 relating to Arunachal Pradesh renumbered as entry 8 (w.e.f. 20-2-1987).

 

10. Entry 8 relating to Arunachal Pradesh omitted by the State of Arunachal Pradesh Act, 1986 (69 of 1986), s. 4 (w.e.f. 20-2-1987).

 

11. Entry 8 relating to Mizoram omitted and entry 9 relating to Arunachal Pradesh renumberedas entry 8 by the State of Mizoram Act, 1986 (34 of 1986), sec. 4 (w.e.f. 20-2-1987).

12. Entry 8 relating to Arunachal Pradesh as renumbered by Act 34 of 1986, sec. 4 omitted by the State of Arunachal Pradesh Act, 1986 (69 of 1986), sec. 4 (w.e.f. 20-2-1987).

 

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