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Divide and prosper

A look at how the last three states formed, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand - all of them relatively small and created in late 2000 - have fared compared to the states they were once part of.
     Print Edition: Mar 16, 2014

The controversy over carving out a new state of Telangana from Andhra Pradesh has once again raised the question of whether small states perform better than large ones. A look at how the last three states formed, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand - all of them relatively small and created in late 2000 - have fared compared to the states they were once part of.

Text by Jyotindra Dubey
Graphic by Anand Sinha





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