What is Telangana actually:
When Potti Sriramulu fasted to his death in 1952, demanding a state for Telugu speakers, he set the groundwork for dividing India on linguistic lines.
“Jai Andhra” (for united Andhra) was started Chenna Reddy was part of it.
After some deliberation, he changed his stand and joined Telangana Praja Samithi.
Marri Chenna Reddy was main strong leader for the movement.
started a “(Outfit for Telnagana people) this is also called as Jai Telangana movement.
Main agenda is to get more jobs for telangana people and implementation of “gentleman’s agreement (between telangana and Andhra leaders). And non utilization of excess money for telangana development.
In lokha shabha (Union Cabinet) elections TPS won 11 out of 13 seats .
In Local (State) elections , TPS is merged with congress (after Indira Gandhi offered Chenna Reddy a cabinet post in central government)
Chennareddy did this for his political gains, and Telagana people got betrayed. First time this was failure for Telangana people.
TPS summoned Chennareddy that he betrayed. And the different party was floated, by TPS memebers, it could not sustain for long.
PV Narshima Rao became Chief Minster of Andhra Pradesh . Later he became Prime Minister (after many years)
“Telangan Rajya Samithi” formed by “K Chandra Sekhara Rao” started the movement.
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Professor Jayashankar, is often mentioned as the brains behind the separatist movement. He wrote a paper titled “Telangana Movement: