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Topic - Uttar Pradesh

(literally meaning "Northern Province"), often abbreviated U.P. and formerly known as the United Provinces, is a state located in the northwestern part of India. It was created on 1 April 1937 with the passing of the States Reorganisation Act and was renamed Uttar Pradesh in 1950. The administrative capital is Lucknow. On 9 November 2000, the Himalayan portion of the state, comprising the Garhwal and Kumaon divisions and Haridwar district, was formed into a new state now known as Uttarakhand. - Source: Wikipedia

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