In India, Why Telangana?

కట్టా మీఠా

March 11, 2014

By: A. Muthukrishnan

Telangana is a reality today, but why was Telangana inevitable, what sustained the strong commitment of the people through this 50 year long struggle? The Telangana Movement will go down in History as one of the longest successful struggles of modern India. This article travels into the roots of this great struggle.


The people of Telangana have fought for the creation of a new state for themselves for nearly 60 years now. This legitimate fight for the creation of a new state with Hyderabad as its capital, within the legal confines of Indian Constitution, has had a voice since the time of Indian Independence.

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In 1948, right after Indian Independence, the Indian Army entered the region to liberate the people of Telangana as part of Hyderabad State from the Nizam’s Rule. The newly formed Hyderabad State was a separate…

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