|Map of India (Source: Wikipedia)|
The term “landlocked” means a landmass which does not share any border with any large water body or ocean.
Though India is blessed with the coastline of 7516.6 km, there are some Indian states which do not have any direct access to the ocean. These Indian states are either sandwiched between two or more other Indian states or other Asian countries.
Landlocked states of India (from West to East)
- Himachal Pradesh
- Uttar Pradesh
- Madhya Pradesh
- Arunachal Pradesh
Landlocked Union Territories of India
- Jammu and Kashmir
Also Read: Coastal States of India.
Question: For UPSC students, Compare Landlocked States with Coastal States of India in terms of economic development? State difference at rate of development between region.