Madhya Pradesh will celebrate the 64th State foundation day on November 1, 2019 The state was founded on November 1, 1956, and is the second-largest state in India (was first before separation of Chhattisgarh) in terms of area.
Madhya Pradesh formation Day is celebrated every year on November 1. Various state were formed on November 1 over the years, namely, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Haryana.
Madhya Pradesh is also known as a Tiger state. According to the data released in July this year, the state ranks first in the country with 526 tigers. Second in the rank is Karnataka with 524 tigers and Uttarakhand is third with 442 tigers. In the year 2010, Karnataka took away the coveted ‘Tiger State’ status from Madhya Pradesh which has been regained this year after a gap of about nine years.
Madhya Pradesh was reorganised on 1 November 2000 to create Chhattisgarh state.
The economy of Madhya Pradesh is the tenth-largest state economy in India with ₹8.09 lakh crore (US$120 billion) in gross domestic product and a per capita GDP of ₹90,000 (US$1,300). Madhya Pradesh ranks twenty-sixth among Indian states in human development index.
This year, Chief Minister Kamal Nath will inaugurate the Madhya Pradesh Foundation Day State-level programme in capital city Bhopal on November 1. Vidhan Sabha Speaker Narmada Prasad Prajapati in Narsinghpur and Vidhan Sabha Deputy Speaker Hina Lakhiram Kanwre will be the chief guest at the foundation Day programme in Balaghat.