Can you identify these states and their capitals?

The helicopter of the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Mr Dorjee Khandu has been missing for four days now. With the newscycle in the Indian media being taken over the story of the death of Osama bin Laden, many well-meaning Indians lament the lack of focus on the missing CM of an Indian state.

Many of us believe that it is because the rest of India is apathetic to the North Eastern Indian states. There are many others who will disagree with that contention. For those who disagree — and even for those who don’t — here is a very simple quiz. Look at the image below and identify the eight North Eastern States and their capitals.

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This should be pretty straight-forward. Now score yourself out of 16 and judge for yourself how much you know about that part of the country. You may leave your score in the comments section below.

You can check your answers by comparing it with this map here. For the complete country, you may check this out.


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