|Kerala||1956||State of Travancore and Cochin|
|Karnataka||1956||State of Mysore was formed in 1953, enlarged Mysore in 1956 which was renamed in 1973.|
|Meghalaya||1972||Autonomous state within state of Assam|
|Sikkim||1975||Associate state since 1974 and a protectorate of India before that.|
|Mizoram||1987||District of Assam till 1972 and Union Territory from 1972 to 1987.|
|NOTE: Goa, Puducherry, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Sikkim were not a part of India at the time of independence. Goa was liberated from Portuguese occupation in 1961, Puducherry alongwith Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam, was transferred to India in 1954 by the French, Dadra & Nagar Haveli were liberated in 1954 from the Portuguese and Sikkim became a part of India in 1974.