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Telangana Timeline

Hyderabad, Oct 3, 2013 (IANS)

Following are the other major events in the history of Telangana since 1948:

1948: Indian Army annexes princely state of Hyderabad, which comprised different regions including Telangana.
1950: Telangana became Hyderabad State with appointment of M.A. Vellodi as chief minister.1952: First elections held in Hyderabad State.Nov 1, 1956: Telangana merged with Andhra State, which was carved out of Madras State, to form Andhra Pradesh, a united state for Telugu-speaking people.1969: 'Jai Telangana' movement for separate statehood to Telangana began. Over 300 people killed in police firing.1972: 'Jai Andhra' movement began in coastal Andhra for separate Andhra State.1975: Presidential order issued to implement Six Point Formula, providing some safeguards to Telangana.1997: BJP supported demand for Telangana state; in 1998 election, it promised 'one vote two states'.2001: K. Chandrasekhara Rao floated Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to revive Telangana movement.2004: TRS fought elections in alliance with Congress, wins five Lok Sabha and 26 assembly seats. UPA includes Telangana issue in common minimum programme.2008: TDP announced support for Telangana demand.2009: TRS contested elections in alliance with TDP but its tally came down to two Lok Sabha and 10 assembly seats.Sep 2: Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy died in helicopter crash, triggering political uncertainty.Oct 2009: Chandrasekhara Rao began fast-unto-death for Telangana state.Dec 9: Centre announced decision to initiate the process for formation of Telangana state.Dec 23: Following protests in Rayalaseema and Andhra regions (Seemandhra) and en mass resignations of MPs and state legislators, centre put the process on hold citing need for consensus.Feb 3, 2010: Centre set up five-member Srikrishna committee to look into Telangana issue.Dec 2010: Srikrishna committee submitted its report, suggested six optionsJuly 30, 2013: UPA coordination panel and Congress Working Committee decided to carve out Telangana state. Protests in Seemandhra.


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