India gained independence in 1947. Kochi was the first princely state to willingly join the Indian Union. Both Cochin and Travancore merged to create Travancore-Cochin, and later Malabar district of Madras State on 1 November 1956 to form the new Indian integral state of Kerala.
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They mostly spoke Malayalam and English. They believed in Hinduism and Christianity. It was an absolute monarchy that had lasted between 6th century AD–1949 and became a Princely state between 1814–1947.
- Integration of Junagadh
- Integration of Bantva Manavadar
- Integration of the Kingdom of Travancore
- Integration of the Mahar Rajadom of Kashmir and Jammur
- Integration of Dadra and Nagar Haveli
- Integration of Goa
- Integration of Puducherry