Telangana Movement in English Complete Material (PDF Download)
“The Telangana Praja Samiti was dissolved and its members rejoined the Congress.”
1972: When the Supreme Court upheld the Mulki rules the Jai Andhra movement, with the aim of re-forming a separate state of Andhra, was started in Coastal Andhra and Rayalseema regions. The movement lasted for 110 days. The Supreme Court upheld the implementation of Mulki rules The people from the Andhra region viewed the Mulki rules as “treating them like aliens in their own land”.
1973: a political settlement was reached with the Government of India with a Six-Point Formula It was agreed upon by the leaders of the two regions to prevent any recurrence of such agitations in the future To avoid legal problems, constitution was amended (32nd amendment) to give the legal sanctity to the Six-point formula.
In 1985, when Telangana employees complained about the violations to six point formula, government enacted government order 610 (GO 610) to correct the violations in recruitment. As Telangana people complained about non implementation of G.o 610. In 2001, government constituted Girglani commission to look into violations
1997 to 2010
In 1997, the state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) passed a resolution seeking a separate Telangana.
In 2000, Congress party MLAs from the Telangana region who supported a separate Telangana state formed the Telangana Congress Legislators Forum and submitted memorandum to their president Sonia Gandhi requesting the support the Telangana state.
A new party called Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), led by Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao (KCR), was formed in (April 2001) with the single-point agenda of creating a separate Telangana state with Hyderabad as its capital.