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THE MADHYA PRADESH REORGANISATION ACT, 2000

Title : THE MADHYA PRADESH REORGANISATION ACT, 2000

Year : 2000



On and from the appointed day, there shall be formed a new State to be known as the State of Chhattisgarh comprising the following territories of the existing State of Madhya Pradesh, namely:-

Bastar, Bilaspur, Dantewada, Dhamtari, Durg, Janjgir-Champa, Jashpur, Kanker, Kawardha, Korba, Koriya, Mahasamund, Raigarh, Raipur, Rajnandgaon and Surguja districts, and thereupon the said territories shall ceare to form part of the existing State of Madhya Pradesh.



On and from the appointed day, the State of Madhya Pradesh shall comprise the territories of the existing State of Madhya Pradesh other than those specified in section 3.



On and from the appointed day, in the First Schedule to the Constitution, under the heading "I.

THE STATES",-

(a) In the paragraph relating to the territories of the State of Madhya Pradesh, after the words, backets and figures "the Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh (Transfer of Territories) Act, 1959 (47 of 1959)," the following shall be added, namely:-

"but excluding the territories specified in section 3 of the Madhya Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000.";

(b) After entry 25, the following entry shall be inserted, namely:-

"26. Chhattisgarh: The territories specified in section 3 of the Madhya Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000.".



Nothing in the foregoing provisions of this Part shall be deemed to affect the power of the Government of Madhya Pradesh or Chhattisgarh to alter, after the appointed day, the name, area or boundaries of any district or other territorial division in the State.
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