The Creation of Telangana and Thereafter…


  • Sara Mahima George Goa University



State, Statehood, Government, Telangana


The state of Telangana came into existence in June 2014. The separation of Telangana from its parent state was the end result of decades of struggle by the people from this region. Six years down the lane, post its creation the state has evolved gradually from the shadow of its parent state and has tried to carve its own developmental path. The present paper traces the origin and progress of the demand for separate statehood for Telangana. It then looks at the process of the creation of a new state of Telangana. The final part of this paper delves into the story of Telangana, post its statehood, identifying some of the challenges that the state continues to face post its creation.


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