East Punjab

former state of India

East Punjab was a region of India. It was separated from West Punjab, which became a part of Pakistan by the Radcliffe Line after India was divided in 1947. It existed between 1947-1966 and it comprised the present-day states of Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, itself re-named as Indian Punjab. It had an area of 200,037 km2 and today it would have had an combined population of 70,913,826 (2023).

Province of East Panjab (1947-1950)
ਚੜਦਾ ਪੰਜਾਬ
Former State of India
1947–1966

The Panjab state in India
CapitalShimla (1947–1953)[1]
Chandigarh (1953–1966)[1]
DemonymPanjabis
History
History 
• Established
1947
• Disestablished
1966
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Pannjab Province (British India)
Chandigarh, India
Haryana, India
Himachal Pradesh, India
Panjab, India and Delhi
Today part ofChandigarh
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Delhi
Panjab

References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Shimla Then & Now. Indus Publishing. 1 January 1996. ISBN 9788173870460 – via Google Books.