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Telangana Movement History 1956 to 2014

1956

Telangana,
comprising
predominantly
Telugu-speaking
areas of erstwhile Hyderabad state,
merged with the state of Andhra to
form Andhra
Pradesh (AP)

1969 Jai Telangana agitation


launched for a separate Telangana
state

1972

Jai Andhra movement


launched for separate Andhra state

1997 Telangana issue resurfaces

Feb 3, 2010 Centre sets up five-

member Srikrishna committee to


look into the issue. Panel submits
report in December, suggesting
options

July 30, 2013 Congress Working


Committee
passes
resolution
recommending
formation
of
Telangana state

Oct

3, 2013 Union Cabinet


approves proposal to bifurcate AP

with BJP passing a resolution. A


year later, the partys Lok Sabha
poll slogan is One Vote, Two
States

Dec

2001

K
Chandrasekhar
Rao
launches Telangana Rashtra Samithi
(TRS) for separate Telangana

Jan 30, 2014 AP legislature, by

Dec 9, 2009 Then Union Home

Bill; Lok Sabha passes Bill on Feb


18

Minister,
P
Chidambaram,
announces the Centres decision to
initiate the process of a Telangana
state

Dec 23, 2009 Following en masse


resignation of Seemandhra MPs and
MLAs, Centre puts the process on
hold

5, 2013 Union Cabinet


approves draft AP Reorganisation
Bill, 2013. Bill referred to AP
legislature for its views
voice vote, rejects the Bill

Feb 7, 2014 Union Cabinet clears

March

1,

2014

Bill

receives

assent of President

June 2, 2014 The 29th state of


India is born