Telangana Formation Day: Historical past, significance of the youngest Indian state


oi-Ajay Joseph Raj P


Hyderanad, June 01: Have you ever ever questioned to know which is the youngest Indian state? The reply is Telangana. This state is the 29th state and was official shaped on June 2, 2014. This yr, the state turns seven years outdated.


Since 2014, yearly, Telangana Formation Day is well known on June 2. In 2021, it falls on Wednesday. The state marks the event with formal occasions throughout all of the 33 districts of the state. Nonetheless, this yr, because of the nevel coronavirus, the celebrations will stay lowkey.

What’s the historical past and significance of Telangana Formation Day?

Telangana’s battle to turn out to be a brand new stage started within the early 1950s. On July 1, 2013, the Congress Working Committee (CWC) handed a decision that beneficial the formation of a brand new state- Telangana- separate from Andhra Pradesh. The invoice for the formation of Telangana was positioned within the Parliament of India in February 2014. The identical month, Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act (APRA), 2014 invoice was handed by Parliament for the formation of Telangana comprising ten districts of Andhra Pradesh.

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The state of Telangana was formally shaped on June 2, 2014. Within the first meeting elections held in Telangana in April 2014, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi get together emerged victorious and Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao, popularly referred to as KCR, was elected as the primary chief minister of the state.

Telangana Formation Day celebrates the victory of the Telangana Motion that led to the carving out of a brand new state from Andhra Pradesh. On this present day, Chief Minister hosts the nationwide flag and a ceremonial parade is held on the parade grounds.

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