Jammu and Kashmir Bifurcated
India now has 28 states, 9 Union Territories:
Jammu and Kashmir has ceased to be a state with effect from October 31 and two new UTs – Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh have come into existence. RK Mathur and Girish Chandra Murmu are the first Lt. Governors of Ladakh and J&K respectively. The Centre will now be in direct control of the police and the law and order in Jammu and Kashmir.