27 November, 2019
Syllabus subtopic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
News: Union Minister of State for Home G. Kishan Reddy introduced a Bill in the Lok Sabha to merge the Union Territories of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the highlights of the Bill, challenges and significance, History and location of the two UTs
About Union Territory
About Dadra & Nagar Haveli
The UT is composed of two separate geographical entities:
About DAMAN & DIU
Why merge the two UTs?
Source: Indian Express
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