Science Fair Project Encyclopedia
A union territory is an administrative division of India. Unlike states, which have their own local governments, union territories are ruled directly by the national government. As of 2004, there are six union territories. Previously a Union Territory, Delhi was made a national capital territory in 1991 and is on the verge of being granted statehood.
See also: States and territories of India
The contents of this article is licensed from www.wikipedia.org under the GNU Free Documentation License. Click here to see the transparent copy and copyright details