Rajasthan: CM Gehlot announces formation of 19 new districts; WATCH

Rajasthan: CM Gehlot announces formation of 19 new districts; WATCH

The state now has 50 districts

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Friday, March 17, 2023, 10:29 PM IST
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Jaipur: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot on Friday announced the formation of 19 new districts in the state. With the formation of the new districts, the state will now have a total of 50 districts.

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The new divisions formed are Banswara, Pali, and Sikar

Meanwhile, Jaipur district has been divided into Jaipur North, Jaipur South, Dudu, and Kotputli districts. Jodhpur, the home district of Gehlot, has also been divided into Jodhpur East, Jodhpur West and Phalodi.

Special attention has been paid to the regions like Shekhawati, Marwar, and tribal belt of Mewar in the realignment.

The tenure of the high powered committee headed by retired IAS officer Ramlubhaya was recently extended for 6 months to give suggestions to the government regarding the formation of new districts.

(with IANS inputs)

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