Article 1 The Constitution of India : Name and territory of the Union
1. Name and territory of the Union.—(1) India, that is Bharat, shall be a Union of States.
1[(2) The States and the territories thereof shall be as specified in the First Schedule.]
(3) The territory of India shall comprise—
(a) the territories of the States;
2[(b) the Union territories specified in the First Schedule;
(c) such other territories as may be acquired.
- Subs. by the Constitution (Seventh Amendment) Act, 1956, s. 2, for cl. (2) (w.e.f. 1-11-1956).
- Subs. by s. 2 ibid, for sub-clause (b) (w.e.f. 1-11-1956).