Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot announces 19 new districts and 3 new divisions for state in Assembly
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Rajasthan will now have 19 new districts and 3 new divisions, it was announced on Friday, taking the number of districts to 50 and divisions to 10. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot made the announcement in the Assembly. The new divisions formed are Banswara, Pali, and Sikar. Meanwhile, Jaipur district has been divided into Jaipur North, Jaipur South, Dudu, and Kotputli districts. Jodhpur, the home district of Gehlot, has also been divided into Jodhpur East, Jodhpur West and Phalodi.