Statehood of Meghalaya- Celebrated on 21stJanuary

Q.  Statehood of Meghalaya was celebrated on ______.
- Published on 22 Jan 15

a. 21st January
b. 12th December
c. 21st March
d. 22nd January

ANSWER: 21st January
 
Meghalaya was formed by carving out two districts from the state of Assam: the United Khasi Hills and Jaintia Hills, and the Garo Hills on 21st January 1972. Before attaining full statehood, Meghalaya was given semi-autonomous status in 1970.

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