BY PV Gandhi
Background of Andhra & Telangana
It is important for the readers to keep in mind below historical facts.
1.Telangana as part of Hyderabad under Nizam rule got freedom and joined Indian Union only on 17th September 1948 after then Home Minister of India and Deputy PM Sardar Patel decision to send Indian Army to defeat the Nizam’s private militia Razakar’s through Operation Polo.
2. In 1952 Amarajeevi Sri Potti Sriramulu Sacrificed his life thru fast unto death fighting for share in the city of Madras as the Andhra state for Telugu people was already agreed (Note Telangana has ZERO connection with this fight) details here Hyderabad State existed from 1948 till 1956 for 6 years and Andhra state existed after separation from Madras with capital at Kurnool existed distinctly from 1953 to 1956 for 3 years
3. Merger of Telangana Region of Hyderabad State with Andhra state was not with the consent of the then assembly of Hyderabad State. It is Govt of India decision as empowered by Article 3 of constitution of India.
4. Releasing the SRC report in 1955, in Para 386, the Commission pointed out, “ After taking all these factors into consideration we have come to the conclusions that it will be in the interests of Andhra as well as Telangana areas to constitute into a separate State, which may be known as the Hyderabad State with provision for its unification with Andhra after the general elections likely to be held in or about 1961, if by a two thirds majority the legislature of the residency of Hyderabad State expresses itself in favor of such unification.” Hyderabad State reorganization Map from 1956 SRC is given below……
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