List of Telangana people

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A list of notable Telangana people.

Telangana
తెలంగాణ
تلنگانہ
State of India
Montage of Telangana. Clockwise from top left: Charminar, painting of Lord Rama at Bhadrachalam, Kacheguda Railway Station, Bhongir Fort, Buddha statue in Hussain sagar, NTPC Ramagundam Super Thermal Power Station.
Montage of Telangana.
Clockwise from top left: Charminar, painting of Lord Rama at Bhadrachalam, Kacheguda Railway Station, Bhongir Fort, Buddha statue in Hussain sagar, NTPC Ramagundam Super Thermal Power Station.
Anthem: Jaya Jaya He Telangana Janani Jathanam
Location of Telangana (marked in red) in India
Location of Telangana (marked in red) in India
Coordinates (Hyderabad): 17°21′58″N 78°28′34″E / 17.366°N 78.476°E / 17.366; 78.476Coordinates: 17°21′58″N 78°28′34″E / 17.366°N 78.476°E / 17.366; 78.476
Country India
Region South India
Established 2 June 2014
Capital Hyderabad
Largest city Hyderabad
Districts 10
Government
 • Governor E. S. L. Narasimhan
 • Chief minister Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao (TRS)
 • Legislature Bicameral (119 + 40 seats)
 • Lok Sabha constituencies 17
 • High Court High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad
Area
 • Total 114,840 km2 (44,340 sq mi)
Area rank 12th
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 35,193,978
 • Rank 12th
 • Density 310/km2 (790/sq mi)
Demonym Telanganite
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-xx (not assigned)
Vehicle registration TS[2]
Literacy 66.50%[1]
Official language Telugu, Urdu
Website telangana.gov.in
^† Joint Capital with Andhra Pradesh

Literature and religious[edit]

Royalty[edit]

Poets[edit]

Awards[edit]

Bharat Ratna[edit]

Padma Vibhushan[edit]

Dada Saheb Phalke Award[edit]

Padma Bhushan[edit]

Jnanpith Award[edit]

Sahitya Akademi Award in Telugu[edit]

Arjuna Award[edit]

Padmasri Award[edit]

Bhatnagar Award[edit]

Sports[edit]

Notable Religious Figures[edit]

Sanatana Dharma/Hinduism

Islam

Secular

Entrepreneurs[edit]

Political[edit]

Well known People from Telangana[edit]

  • Suddala Hanumanthu, freedom fighter, writer, balladeer, inspired thousands of Telangana folk during Telangana Rebellion
  • Nalla Narasimhulu, freedom figher during Telangana Rebellion, often regarded as Tiger Narasimhulu for his bravery. He worked against vetti chakri, organized armed dalams and fought against the Nizam police and Razakars.
  • Chakali Ailamma
  • Komaram Bheem, 20th century freedom fighter
  • Kothapalli Jayashankar (born 1934), political activist and academic
  • K. Kavitha (Born 1978), political activist, founder and President of Telangana Jagruthi Samithi
  • M. Kodandaram (Born 1955), Political Activist and Chairman of All-Party Telangana Joint Action Committee ( TJAC )
  • ale narendra (tiger narendra)
  • V. Srinivas Goud, President, Telangana Gazetted Officers Association
  • V. Prakash, Political Activist
  • Hamid Mohammed Khan, President, Movement for Peace and Justice
  • Dr. Akula Naresh Babu, Physician, Medak district RSS president, BJP leader.
  • Pendiala Raghava Rao, First Communist MP from Warangal District, Political Activist
  • Sri Krishna Deva Rao, Founding Professor of National Law Schools at Bangalore and Hyderabad, Worked as Registrar of National Law University, Delhi, Presently Vice-Chancellor of National Law University, Odisha, Cuttack, He is also Profession and Writer and Analyst
  • Prof.S.Satyanarayana, Former Vice Chancellor of Osmania University Hyderabad(20011-2014), Worked as Registrar of RGUKT,former Principal Nizam College Hyderabad, Presently Adviser to Chancellor and Director of CETLS RGUKT IIIT-Hyderabad
  • Sri Janagam Nagaiah, freedom fighter against british india,he is from village called ELKATHURTHY in Dist.Karimnagar
  • POOJARI SURENDER (born 14/081978),public activits social services HYDERABAD

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News writers[edit]

People in Tollywood[edit]

Education[edit]

IAS/IPS/IFS officers[edit]

IAS

S. Narsinga Rao, chairman, coal India Limited from Medak district of Telangana.

P.Laxminarayana,IAS from Warangal district of Telangana

Mantri Vijay Kumar,IAS from Parkal, Warangal district of Telangana

Other notable people from Telangana[edit]

References[edit]

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