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When Punjab was divided into states of Haryana and Punjab?

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1 October 1965
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2 October 1966
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1 November 1966
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1 December 1965
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The correct option is C 1 November 1966
On 1 November 1966, Punjab was divided into Haryana and Punjab. The capital of Punjab is Chandigarh, which also serves as the capital of Haryana and is thus administered separately as a Union Territory of India. The partition was on linguistic basis. Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966 dealt with the matters related to the partition.

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