Politics of Telangana

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Formation of Telangana[edit]

The President issued a gazette notification that Telangana state will be carved out of Andhra Pradesh on 2 June 2014.

Telangana movement[edit]

In the early Telangana movement, Marri Chenna Reddy formed a party call Telangana Praja Samiti to lead the Telangana movement. In November 1969, there was a major split in the party and as result the movement went down. After 2 years the Telangana Praja Samiti was dissolved and its members rejoined the Congress.[1] On 29 November 2009, KCR started a fast-unto-death, demanding that the Congress party introduce a Telangana bill in Parliament.[2] Student organisations, employee unions, and various organisations joined the movement.[3] As general strikes shut down of Telangana, Telangana Bill was passed in Lok Sabha on 18 February 2014[4] and in Rajya Sabha on 18 February 2014 [5] with the support form the BJP. On 4 March 2014 the Government of India declared that 2 June would be the Telangana Formation Day.[6]


The first Telangana Legislative Assembly elections was held in united Andhra Pradesh state in the seventh phase (2014-04-30). The results declared on 2014-05-16. After, The President gazette notification, the government of Telangana formed on 2 June 2014.

  1. ^ "APonline - History and Culture - History-Post-Independence Era". aponline.gov.in. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "KCR to launch fast on Nov. 29". The Hindu. India. 17 November 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "OU turns hotspot of students’ angst". The Hindu. India. 3 December 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Telangana bill passed in Lok Sabha; Congress, BJP come together in favour of new state". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 18 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Rajya Sabha passes Telangana bill". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "Notification" (PDF). The Gazette of India. Government of India. 4 March 2014. Retrieved 4 March 2014.