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The Telangana movement refers to a group of related political activities organised to support the creation of a new state of Telangana, from the existing state of Andhra Pradesh in South India. The proposed new state corresponds to the Telugu-speaking portions of the erstwhile princely state of Hyderabad. On 30th July 2013, the UPA has unanimously endorsed a separate state of‪ Telangana‬. The process of Telangana to be the 29th state of India with 10 Districts is expected to be completed in 4-5 months once the Parliament passess an Act to create Telangana. Hyderabad will be the joint capital of the new state as well as Seemandhra Pradesh, the erstwhile state.
[hide] * 1 History * 2 Views of political parties * 3 Pre-2004 Telangana protests * 4 2004 to 2010 * 4.1 Telangana State formation process announcement & subsequent rollback * 5 2010: Srikrishna Committee * 6 2011 * 6.1 Non-cooperation movement and Million March * 6.2 Mass resignations * 6.3 Sakala Janula Samme * 7 2012 * 7.1 2012 Telangana March * 7.2 All Party meeting in December 2012 * 8 2013 * 8.1 Chalo Assembly * 8.2 Congress Core Committee Meeting * 8.3 Congress Working Committee Resolution on bifurcation * 9 In popular culture * 10 See also * 11 References * 12 External links
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Main article: History of the Telangana movement

Map of India with the Telangana region highlighted in red
In December 1953, the States Reorganization Commission was appointed to prepare for the creation of states on linguistic lines.[1] The commission, due to public demand, recommended disintegration of Hyderabad state and to merge Marathi speaking region with Bombay state and Kannada speaking region with Mysore state. The States Reorganisation Commission (SRC) discussed pros and cons of the merger of Telugu speaking

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