When was the name of Madras State changed in Tamil Nadu?

(A) 1956
(B) 1968
(C) 1969
(D) 1967

Correct Answer : 1969
Question Asked : SSC Junior Engineer (Civil) Exam 2018
Explanation : The State Reorganisation Act was passed in 1956, which organised Indian states and territories along linguistic lines. In 1969, Madras State was renamed Tamil Nadu, meaning Tamil country’. Initially, Madras State also included coastal parts of modern-day Andhra Pradesh, northern Kerala (Malabar) and Bellary and Dakshin Kannada districts of Karnataka.
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