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THE PUNJAB REORGANIZATION ACT, 1966

Title : THE PUNJAB REORGANIZATION ACT, 1966

Year : 1966



(1) On and from the appointed day1*, there shall be formed a new State to be known as the State of Haryana comprising the following territories of the existing State of Punjab, namely :-

(a) Hissar, Rohtak, Gurgaon, Karnal and Mahendragarh districts;

(b) Narwana and Jind tahsils of Sangrur district;

(c) Ambala, Jagadhri and Naraingarh tahsils of Ambala district;

(d) Pinjore kanungo circle of Kharar tahsil of Ambala district; and

(e) The territories in Manimajra kanungo circle of Kharar tahsil of Ambala district specified in the First Schedule,and thereupon the said territories shall cease to form part of the existing State of Punjab.

(2) The territories referred to in cl. (b) of sub-section (1) shall form a separate district known as the Jind district in the State of Haryana.

(3) The territories referred to in clauses (c), (d) and (e) of sub-section (1) shall form a separate district to be known as Ambala district in the State of Haryana and in that district,-

(i) The territories referred to in clauses (d) and (e) of sub-section (1) shall be included in and form part of the Naraingarh tahsil, and

(ii) The territories referred to in clause (e) of sub-section (1) shall be included in, and form part of Pinjore kanungo circle in the Naraingarh tahsil.

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1. That is 1-11-1966.

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On and from the appointed day1* there shall be formed a new Union territory to be known as the Union territory of Chandigarh comprising such of the territories of Manimajra and Manauli kanungo circles of Kharar tahsil of Ambala district in the existing State of Punjab as are specified in the Second Schedule and thereupon the territories so speci¬fied shall cease to form part of the existing State of Punjab.

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1. That is 1-11-1966.

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(1) On and from the appointed day1*, there shall be added to the Union territory of Himachal Pradesh the territories in the existing State of Punjab comprised in-

(a) Simla, Kangra, Kulu and Lahaul and Spiti districts;

(b) Nalagarh tahsil of Ambala district;

(c) Lohara, Amb and Una kanungo circles of Una tahsil of Hoshiarpur district;

(d) The territories in Santokhgarh kanungo circle of Una tahsil of Hoshiarpur district specified in Part 1 of the Third Schedule;

(e) The territories in Una tahsil of Hoshiarpur district specified in Part II of the Third Schedule; and

(f) The territories of Dhar Kalan kanungo circle of Pathankot tahsil of Gurdaspur district specified in Part III of the Third Schedule,
and thereupon the said territories shall cease to form part of the existing State of Punjab.

(2) The territories referred to in clause (b) of sub-section (1) shall be included in, and form part of, Simla district.

(3) The territories referred to in clauses (c), (d) and (e) of sub-section (1) shall be included in, and form part of, Kangra district, and

(i) The territories referred to in clauses (c) and (d) shall form a separate tahsil known as Una tahsil in that district and in that tahsil the territories referred to in clause (d) shall form a separate kanungo circle known as the Santokhgarh kanungo circle; and

(ii) The territories referred to in clause (e) shall form part of the Hamirpur tahsil in the said district.

(4) The territories referred to in clause (f) of sub-section (1) shall be included in, and form part of, the Bhattlyat tahsil of Chamba district in the Union territory of Himachal Pradesh and in that tahsil, the villages Dalhousie and Balun shall be included in, and form part of, Banikhet kanungo circle and the village Bakloh shall form part of Chowari kanungo circle.

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1.That is 1-11-1966.

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(1) On and from the appointed day, the State of Punjab shall comprise the territories of the existing State of Punjab other than those specified in sub-section (1) of section 3, section 4 and sub-section (1) of section 5.

(2) The territories which immediately before the appointed day were part of Ambala district in the existing State of Punjab but are not transferred by virtue of Sections 3, 4 and 5, shall, together with the territories which immediately before that day were part of the Una tahsil of Hoshiarpur district in the existing State of Punjab but are not transferred by virtue of section 5, form a separate district known as the Rupar district in the State of Punjab and in that district-

(i) The territories which immediately before the appointed day were part of Manimajra Kanungo circle of Kharar tahsil of Ambala district but are not transferred by virtue of sections 3 and 4, shall form in that tahsil a separate kanungo circle called the Mullanpur kanungo circle;

(ii) The territories which immediately before the appointed day were part of Una tahsil of Hoshiarpur district but are not transferred by virtue of section 5, shall form a separate tahsil known as Anandpur Sahib tahsil, and in that tahsil, the territories which immediately before the appointed day were part of Santokhgarh kanungo circle of Una tahsil of Hoshiarpur district but are not transferred by virtue of section 5, shall be included in, and form part of Nurpur Bedi kanungo circle.



On and from the appointed day1*, in the First Schedule to the Constitution,-

(a) Under the heading "

I. THE STATES",-

(i) In the paragraph relating to the territories of the State of Punjab, the following shall be added at the end, namely:-

"and the territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3, section 4 and sub-section (1) of section 5 of the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966";

(ii) After entry 16, the following entry shall be inserted, namely :-

"17. Haryana :

The territories specified in sub-section (1) of sections of the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966;"
(b) under the heading "

II. THE UNION TERRITORIES".-

(i) In the paragraph relating to the extent of the Union territory of Himachal Pradesh, the follow¬ing shall be added at the end, namely :-

"and the territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 5 of the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966";

(ii) After entry 9, the following entry shall be inserted, namely :-

"10. Chandigarh..................The territories specified in section 4 of the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966."

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1. That is from 1-11-1966.

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Nothing in the foregoing provisions of this Part shall be deemed to affect the power of the Government of Punjab or Haryana or the Administrator of the Union territory of Himachal Pradesh to alter, after the appointed day, the name, area or boundaries of any district or other territorial division in the State or Union territory, as the case may be,

Last updated on May, 2016

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