Goa, Daman and Diu
Goa, Damão e Diu
Goa, Daman and Diu in India - 1961
|Common languages||Portuguese, Konkani, Marathi, Gujarati|
• 1963-66 (first)
• 1985-87 (last)
• 1961-62 (first)
|Maj Gen K. P. Candeth (Military Governor)|
• 1984-87 (last)
|19 December 1961|
• Statehood for Goa;
|30 May 1987|
The union territory comprised the present-day state of Goa and the two small coastal enclaves of Daman and Diu on the coast of Gujarat. The territory, along with Dadra and Nagar Haveli, comprised Portuguese India. The territory was incorporated into India after the annexation of Portuguese India in 1961.
Administratively the territory was divided into three districts, Goa, Daman, and Diu, with the capital at Panjim. In 1987 Goa was granted statehood, and Daman and Diu was made a separate union territory.
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