The latest saga of plunder of Telangana resources has motivated MT team to look up the mineral revenue of Andhra Pradesh. And as usual we stumbled upon some startling statistics.
The top three districts in terms of mining revenue are from Telangana. That is a whopping 79% of the revenue from top 5 mining districts comes from Telangana. If this is the situation now, imagine what would happen when revenue from Bayyaram Iron Ore mines, which is estimated at several lakhs of crores, starts coming in.
This should help understand why Seemandhra leaders are so scared of Telangana statehood.
Top Mining Districts in Telangana
Regional Shares in Top Mining Districts