82°30' E has been selected as the Standard Meridian of India because it is situated in the centre of all longitudes and latitudes in which our country is located.
Why is the difference between the durations of day and night hardly felt at Kanyakumari but not so in Kashmir?
The difference between the durations of day and night hardly felt at Kanyakumari because it is near equator. As equator receives the direct Sun rays, there won't be hardly any difference between the day & night. But the Kashmir is far away from the equator.
Union Territories on the western coast of India are — Diu and Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Mahe (Pondicherry) and Lakshadweep.
Union Territories on the eastern coast of India are — Pondicherry and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Largest Sate: Rajasthan
Smallest State: Goa
Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Telangana.