Speed News Desk | Updated on: 17 March 2023, 19:48 IST
In a major development in the state, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on March 17 announced to create 19 new districts and three new divisions in the state. He made these announcements while addressing the state assembly today.
With the formation of 19 new districts, the desert state will now have a total of 50 districts.
#WATCH | Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot announces the formation of new districts in the state; says, "...With the formation of 19 new districts, the state now has a total of 50 districts." pic.twitter.com/Fq7XQWdLYO— ANI (@ANI) March 17, 2023
It is worth noting that the announcement comes ahead of the upcoming assembly polls in Rajasthan.
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