Rare newsclips from 1st Telangana movement of 1950s

Not many people of this generation know that Telangana movement began in early 1950s, even before the current Andhra Pradesh state was born.

The statehood demand was accepted by First SRC in 1955. But hectic lobbying by Andhra leaders resulted in the forcible merger of Telangana region with Andhra state.

Here are some rare newsclips published in Golkonda Patrika in 1954-55, which show the intensity of Telangana statehood movement in 1950s.


(Courtesy: Golkonda Patrika)

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