1. Name and territory of the Union.—
(1) India, that is Bharat, shall be a Union of States.
1[(2) The States and the territories thereof shall be as specified in the First Schedule.]
(3) The territory of India shall comprise—
(a) the territories of the States;
2[(b) the Union territories specified in the First Schedule; and]
(c) such other territories as may be acquired.
1 . Subs. by the Constitution (Seventh Amendment) Act, 1956, s. 2, for cl. (2) (w.e.f. 1–11–1956).
2. Subs. by s. 2 ibid, for sub–clause (b) (w.e.f. 1–11–1956).