The Elections of a Failed Political Experiment – Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh is the first state to be formed linguistically. In a world full of deceit, repression and opportunism, a state by name Andhra was formed in 1953 and was merged with another fledgling, Hyderabad after whipping up the passions of language in 1956. From day one, there was no sincerity in bridging the gap… Read More The Elections of a Failed Political Experiment – Andhra Pradesh

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The Surrender is Complete – Oath taking of Hyderabad’s First Chief Minister in Independent India and the Nizam

Nizam of Hyderabad administered the oath of office to Shri B. Ramakrishana Rao as Chief Minister of Hyderabad on March 5, 1952 Members of Hyderabad’s first popular ministry with H.E.H. the Nizam of Hyderabad after their assumption of office on March 5, 1952. Shri B. Ramakrishna Rao, Chief Minister is standing third from left and… Read More The Surrender is Complete – Oath taking of Hyderabad’s First Chief Minister in Independent India and the Nizam

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Linguistic States – Need for Checks and Balances by B R Ambedkar

The British who ruled India for more than 150 years never thought of creating linguistic States although the problem was always there. They were more interested in creating a stable administration and maintaining law and order throughout the country than in catering to the cultural craving of people in multi-lingual areas. It is quite true… Read More Linguistic States – Need for Checks and Balances by B R Ambedkar

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Speech of Sangam Lakshmibai, the Deputy Education Minister supporting separate Telangana in the Hyderabad Assembly

This speech given by Sangam Lakshmibai on 01 Dec 1955 is a very beautiful composition in Telugu. It’s innocent, it’s sentimental and it’s powerful. Some honourable members said, people from Telangana are backward, uneducated and they fear people from other states. Actually, people of this state don’t fear. There are no one here who fear.… Read More Speech of Sangam Lakshmibai, the Deputy Education Minister supporting separate Telangana in the Hyderabad Assembly

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Views of the Chief Minister of Hyderabad on the Merger of Telangana and Andhra into a single state

From: Burgula Ramakrishna Rao Chief Minister Hyderabad To: Shri U. N. Dhebar President Indian National Congress New Delhi. My dear Dhebarbhai, What I am writing to you just now is in the nature of an interim report. Shri Bhargava is flying to Delhi tomorrow and I thought I should write to you lest the whole… Read More Views of the Chief Minister of Hyderabad on the Merger of Telangana and Andhra into a single state

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