The india independence act 1947 comes into force. Created by the state of andhra pradesh act 1953 by carving out some areas from the state of madras gujarat and maharashtra.
The map highlights british india in pink and the princely states in yellow from 1919 1947.
India map after 1947. The dominion of india is today the republic of india. Seventy two years after india won independence on 15 august 1947 the country s internal boundaries continue to change with the announcement of the creation of two new union. India map with states list created after 1950 andhra pradesh.
India after partition is declared independent of british rule 26 january was declared as purna swaraj day july 18th 1947. The dominion of pakistan is today the islamic republic of pakistan and the people s republic of bangladesh the partition involved the division of two provinces bengal and punjab based on district wise non muslim or. 1798 1836 1857 1909 from 1780 to 1947 best maps.
It was also divided. India after partition is declared independent of british rule 26 january was declared as purna swaraj day july 18th 1947. 1909 for a larger view scroll down for a larger view scroll down.
The citizens of this vast land spoke many different languages wore many different kinds of dress ate different kinds of food practised different professions and belonged to different religion and castes. The india independence act 1947 comes into force. The partition of india of 1947 was the division of british india into two independent dominion states india and pakistan.
India s population in 1947 was large almost 345 million. The state of bombay was divided two states maharashtra and gujarat by the bombay reorganization act 1960 kerala created by the state reorganization act 1956 it comprised travancor and. During the british raj india experienced a slight expansion of territory that spread into pakistan upper burma and singapore for a short period of time.