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The United Provinces of British India was one of the former British provinces that were under the rule of the British Empire in India
. The United Provinces of British India was also known as United Provinces which was established on 3rd January 1921. The territory came into existence as a consequence of the renaming of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh
, which existed from 1902 to 1947. The region matched roughly to the united territories of the modern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh
and the state of Uttarakhand
On 1st April 1937, the United Provinces of British India ceased to exist when it was officially renamed as the United Provinces by the Government of India
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