Union Territories with their capitals and governing bodies

Updated January, 2018.

Now let’s have a look at the seven Union Territories of India with their governing bodies It is important to note that Union Territories have a different governing structure. They are under direct control of the central government and the President of India appoints an Administrator or Lieutenant Governor for each Union Territories. But some Union Territories in India  have a local legislature and a chief minister (such as Delhi or Chandigarh)  are somewhat different as they get to choose their own elected legislative assemblies and the executive councils of ministers with partially state-like function.

The Union Territories of India becomes even more important! These may be asked in both written exams and interviews. We have listed below the same in an easy manner to revise. Here we have provided the capital of the union territory of India and governing bodies with their position to remember easily

Here’s the list of all Indian Union Territories with their capitals and governing bodies

S.NOUnion territory (in alphabetical order)Capital CityChief Minister/ Member ParliamentPartyLt. Governors & Administrators
1Andaman and Nicobar IslandsPort BlairCentral government ruleDevendra Kumar Joshi (Lieutenant Governor)
2ChandigarhChandigarhKirron Kher (MP)

Asha Kumari Jaswal (Mayor)

Both BJP membersV. P. Singh Badnore (Ex-officio)  (Administrator)
3Dadra and Nagar HaveliSilvassaNatubhai Gomanbhai Patel (MP) BJPPraful Khoda Patel (Administrator)
4Daman and DiuDamanLalubhai Patel (MP) BJPPraful Khoda Patel (Administrator)
5LakshadweepKavarattiMohammed Faizal (MP)NCPFarooq Khan (Administrator)
6Delhi – National Capital TerritoryDelhiArvind Kejriwal (Chief Minister)AAPAnil Baijal (Lieutenant Governor)
7Puducherry (Pondicherry)PondicherryR. RadhakrishnanAINRCKiran Bedi  (Lieutenant Governor)


AAPAam Aadmi Party
INCIndian National Congress
BJPBharatiya Janata Party
AINRCAll India N.R. Congress

Also check out this article: 29 States and their Capitals, Chief Ministers and Governors (Updated Jan 2018).

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