Question

The administrative headquarters of Lakshadweep is ________.

A

Kavaratti.

B

Kadmat.

C

Kalpeni.

D

Kilkan.

Medium

Solution

verified
Verified by Toppr
Correct option is
A

Kavaratti.

  • On 1 November 1956, during the reorganization of Indian states, the Lakshadweep islands were separated from Madras organized into a separate union territory for administrative purposes.
  •  The new territory was called 'Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi Islands before adopting the Lakshadweep name on 1 November 1973.
  • Kavaratti  is the capital of the Union Territory of Lakshadweep in India. 
  • Administration Secretariat was shifted from Kozhikode to Kavaratti in March 1964.
  • The administrative headquarterKavaratti is the most developed island. 52 mosques are spread out over the island including the most beautiful Ujra mosque.

Was this answer helpful?

upvote 0
downvote0