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24 January 2015

National Level Essay Writing Contest 2015

National Level Essay Writing Contest 2015


NATIONAL ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION 2015

NATIONAL ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION

ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE SOCIAL & ECONOMIC FRONT 

SUBMIT BY 20TH FEBRUARY


NATIONAL ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION – ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE SOCIAL & ECONOMIC FRONT, SUBMIT BY 20TH FEBRUARY
CONCEPT NOTE:
India has witnessed numerous movements promulgating the rights of women. Both men and women have contributed in such initiatives. As a result of these efforts, the status of women has heightened with time. Women who were one once confined within the household limits can now be seen excelling in all walks of life; especially in the social and economic front. This essay writing competition aims to bring together contributions depicting the stories of women outshining in the social and economic front from researchers all over the nation.
ORGANIZED BY:
Pragamana: International Journal on Rural Development and Allied Issues
Supporting Partners : http://www.legaldesire.com
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THEMES:
Women in the Agriculture Sector
Women in the Health Sector
Women forming Self Help Groups
Women in Social Work
Women in the Corporate Sector
Women in Administration
Any other topic relevant to the theme
ESSAY SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
The essay must accompany an abstract ranging between 200-250 words.
Word Limit of the Essay: 3000 words (inclusive of footnotes)
It must be typed using MS Word in Times New Roman Font Size 12 on A4 size paper with a margin of 1” on all sides and 1.5 line spacing. Any Uniform Method of Citation must be adhered to.
All essays must be submitted to knowledgesteezopportunities@gmail.com .
Co-authorship upto two authors is allowed. Both authors are required to register separately.
KEY DATES:
Submission Deadline: February 20th , 2015
Declaration of Results : March 15th , 2015
Results will be declared on http://www.knowledgesteez.com
AWARDS :
1st Prize: INR 5000/- + Free Course from Legal Desire Campus
2nd Prize: INR 3000/- + Free Course from Legal Desire Campus
3rd Prize: INR 2000/- + Free Course from Legal Desire Campus
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Discount in Legal Research Course for top 10 participants.
Publication Opportunities for selected essays in International Journal.
One year free membership in International Research Help Group for all participants.
Certificates to all participants.
REGISTRATION FEE:
Students : INR 300/-
20% discount in registration fee for 50+ registrations from a single institution.
Registration fee should be sent on or before prescribed date through A/c Payee Bank Draft drawn in favour of ‘TEJASWINI RANJAN (Editor-in-chief)’ payable at Bank of India, Purnea.
Participants may also pay via account transfer/ deposit. The Account Details are :
Name : Tejaswini Ranjan
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Bank of India, Purnea
DD must be sent at the following address:
Tejaswini Ranjan
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Bhatta Bazar, Purnea-854301
Ph No. : 7870428816, 9031595961
The Demand Draft should reach before 15th February, 2015.
In case of account transfer/deposit, the copy of the receipt or, the scanned copy (as applicable) must be sent via email mentioning the transaction ID to knowledgesteezopportunities@gmail.com
CONTACT DETAILS:
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BROCHURE : ESSAY

22 January 2015

EFL University Admission Notification 2015

THE ENGLISH AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES UNIVERSITY
HYDERABAD 500 007

(A Central University established by an Act of Parliament)
(040-27689447/040-27070046, 27689714)

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ADMISSION NOTICE 2015

The following programmes will be offered for the academic year 2015-16 at Hyderabad, Lucknow and Shillong Campuses. Entrance tests for admission will be held in various centres in the country.


BA (Hons.) Arabic,English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, BA (JMC),
B.Ed. (English)
MA Arabic, English, French, Hindi, Linguistics, Russian, Spanish,
MA (JMC), MA Computational Linguistics,
M.Ed
PhD Aesthetics & Philosophy,Comparative Literature & India Studies, Education, English Language Education, English Literature, Film Studies, French Studies, German, Linguistics &
Phonetics, Russian
PG Diploma in the Teaching of English

GENERAL INFORMATION

Detailed information is given in the Information Booklet available on the University website.

RESERVATION OF SEATS

All reservations of seats shall be strictly as per the Government of India norms.

IMPORTANT DATES

1. Online application begins (www.efluniversity.ac.in) 20 January 2015, 7.00 p.m. on wards
2. Last date for application 25 February 2015 by 4.00 pm
3. Last date for receipt of the hard copy of the application 5 March 2015
4. Date of Entrance Tests 28 March 2015
5. Declaration of Entrance Test results By the 3rd week of May 2015
6. Completion of UG/PG admission By the 2nd week of June 2015
7. Completion of PhD admission By the 1st week of July 2015
8. Commencement of classes 3 August 2015
Exact dates will be announced on the website in due course of time.

Admit Pass can be downloaded on registration and payment of registration fee.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Admit Passes, information to candidates shortlisted for interview and selected/wait-listed candidates
will only be notified on the website. It is the responsibility of the candidates to visit the university
website for downloading information about eligibility requirements for the programmes and the list of relevant documents required for admission, the Admit Passes, and for checking results.

TEST CENTRES

The entrance tests will be held at the following centres (subject to a minimum number of candidates): Bhopal Delhi Hyderabad Lucknow Mumbai Puducherry Shillong Vishakapatnam

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Controller of Examinations
Admission enquiry: admissions@efluniversity.ac.in

EFL University ADMISSION NOTICE 2015


Admission notification for Shiksha Shastri (B.Ed) & Shiksha Acharya (M.Ed) courses 2015

Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati
Admission Notification 2015-16

Application are invited from eligible candidates for admission into two year Shiksha Shastri (B.Ed) and two year Shiksha Acharya (M.Ed) courses through all india combined Shiksha Shastri and Shiksha Acharya Entrance Tests to be conducted at different test centers in the country on 9th May, 2015.

For full details visit www.rsvidyapeetha.ac.in

Admission notification for Shiksha Shastri (B.Ed) &  Shiksha Acharya (M.Ed) courses 2015

LexQuest 1st National Article Writing Competition, 2015


LexQuest 1st National Article Writing Competition, 2015



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About: After the grand success of LexQuest 1st Essay Writing Competition, 2014,LexQuest is pleased to announce LexQuest 1st National Article Writing Competition, 2015. A debate has been sparked off after the External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj called for declaring Bhagvad Gita as a ‘Rashtriya Granth’ i.e. a National Scripture. We would therefore like to provide you with a platform to express your opinions about the issue.
Topic: Bhagavad Gita as Indian National Scripture
Eligibility: Any student pursuing any undergraduate, postgraduate or professional course in any recognized University/College in India.
Guidelines:
  • The word-limit for article is 2000 words (excluding footnotes).
  • It shall be in English only.
  • Each person can submit one entry only. Co-authorship is NOT allowed.
  • The Article shall not be plagiarized. Only the original articles will be considered for the competition. No part of it should have been published earlier nor should it be under consideration for publication or a contest elsewhere. Any form of plagiarism will result in disqualification of the article. The participants will submit a separate undertaking with regard to originality of work.
  • Copyright of the Articles shall rest with the organizers. Organizers hold the right to republish the articles if required.
  • Identification mark (name or any mark which identifies the author) must not befound in any part of Article.
  • Only Soft copy in MS Word file (.doc/.docx format) has to be submitted via email to info.lexquest@gmail.com
  • The email should carry the Subject-LexQuest 1st National Article Writing Competition, 2015.
  • The Article must accompany an abstract (not more than 300 words), Bibliography, cover page and a scanned copy of student ID card issued from institutions.
  • The Cover page of the submission should contain the following details only-
    • Name of the Participant
    • Contact Number
    • Email id
    • Institution
    • Course and Year of study
    • Permanent Address
    • Title of the Essay
    • Word Count of Abstract and Article
  • The main body of the Article should not carry any mention of the name or name of the institution. It shall be lead to immediate disqualification.
  • Last Date for submission is 25th February, 2015.
Format:
  • Font type: Times New Roman
  • Font size: 12
  • Line Spacing : 1.5
  • Page number: Top left of the page
  • Footnote size: 10
Registration:

16 January 2015

Andhra Pradesh Postal Circle Postman and Mail Guard Posts 2015

Andhra Pradesh Postal Circle 2015

AP Postal Circle invites applications to fill up the posts of Postman and Mail Guard in the following Postal Divisions/ Units in Andhra Pradesh Postal Circle.

I. Postman Vacancies:

1. Hyderabad City Region: 97 Posts
2. Hyderabad Region: 31 Posts
3. Kurnool Region: 47 Posts
4. Vijayawada Region: 78 Posts
5. Visakhapatnam Region: 38 Posts

II. Mail Guard Vacancies: 10 Posts

Total No. of posts: 301
Qualification: Matriculation/ SSC from a recognized Board or University.
Age Limit: 18-27 years.
Scale of Pay: Rs. 5200 - 20200 with Grade Pay of Rs.2000 + admissible allowance.
Cost of Application form Registration: Rs. 100
Examination fee: Rs. 400


Selection Procedure: Based on the marks obtained in the Aptitude Test, a merit list of qualified candidates will he prepared in each Postal/ RMS Division separately. 
How to Apply: The applications are to be submitted online only. Manual applications will not be entertained.
Last Date for Payment of Examination Fee: 16.2.2015.
Closing Date for Payment of Application/Examination Fee.: 16.2.2015.
Website: 
http://appost.in/
Online Application: 
http://appost.in/jobs/

Andhra Pradesh Postal Circle Postman and Mail Guard Posts 2015

Andhra Pradesh Postal Circle Postman and Mail Guard Posts 2015

MANUU Academic and Non teaching posts

Maulana Azad National Urdu UniversityGachibowli, Hyderabad

MANUU invites applications for the following academic and non-teaching posts.
1.      Finance officer – 1
2.      Controller of examination   1
3.      Librarian  1
4.      Media coordinator  1
5.      Assistant Registrar   1
6.      Deputy Registrar   2
7.      Counselor    1
8.      Asst. Engineer (Civil)   1
9.      Nurse (Female) 1
10.  Supervisor (Security)  3
11.  Assistant 1
12.  LDC  3
13.  Office Attendant   1
14.  Workshop Attendant 1
15.  Kitchen Attendant   1
Qualification: Post graduate in Library Science/Information /Science/ Documentation /Psychology / any discipline/ Degree in Civil Engineering/ B.Sc. Nursing /Graduate /10+2/SSC/V standard


How to Apply: The filled –in application form along with copies of required documents viz. education & experience certificates, etc., together with registration fee as mentioned below through crossed Demand Draft drawn in favour of Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad on any Nationalized Bank Payable at Hyderabad should reach through Speed/ Registered Post to the Assistant Director, ER-II Section, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Gachibowli, Hyderabad on or before 27.01.2015.
The last date for receipt of filled –in applications: 
27.01.2015. 

15 January 2015

National Insurance Company Assistant Recruitment Jan-2015

National Insurance Company Assistant Recruitment Jan-2015


National -Insurance-Company jobs at http://www.SarkariNaukriBlog.com

National Insurance Company Limited (NICL)(A Govt. of India Undertaking)3, Middleton Street, P.O. Box. No.9229, Kolkata-700071







NICL invites online applications for the posts of  Assistants in Class-III Cadre in National Insurance Company Limited for various its offices across India :

  • Assistant : 1000 posts 
  • Qualification : Graduate from a recognized University OR Pass in HSC/Equivalent (XII pass) examination with 60% marks (50% for Ex - servicemen, SC/ST and Persons with Disabilities); and the candidate should have passed in English as one of the subjects at SSC/ HSC/ Intermediate/ Graduation level; and Knowledge of Regional Language i.e. Language of the State of Recruitment is essential
  • Age : 21-28 years as on 30/11/2014. Relaxation as per rules., 
  • Pay Scale : Rs. 7640 - 21050.
Selection by competitive exam on various dates in April 2015 followed by interview for selected candidates.

Application Fee : Rs.500/-  (Rs.50/- for SC/ST/PWD) to be paid online using Debit / Credit cards or by Net Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards / Mobile Wallets.

How to Apply : online through website only from 12/01/2015 to 31/01/2015.

Please visit the website National Insurance for details and submission of application online. 

14 January 2015

Non-Teaching Posts at University of Hyderabad Jan 2015

UNIVERSITY OF HYDERABAD
(A Central University, Established in 1974 by an Act of Parliament)


EMPLOYMENT NOTIFICATION NO.UH/P-II/Rectt-2015(1) dt. 6th January, 2015

Applications are invited from qualified and eligible candidates in the prescribed form for the following
Non-Teaching posts –

1. Junior Technical Officer
2. Professional Assistant
3. Junior Professional Assistant
4. Laboratory Technician
5. Junior Office Assistant
6. Laboratory Attendant
7. Library Attendant

For more details visit the University of Hyderabad website

For more information click here

13 January 2015

HISTORY OF TELANGANA

A Brief HISTORY OF TELANGANA


HISTORY OF TELANGANA

                                                Telangana       తెలంగాణ      تلنگانہ

Map of the Hyderabad State during 1909

What is Telangana?

Telangana refers broadly to the parts of the state that formed the erstwhile Hyderabad state. Telangana is a region in the present state of Andhra Pradesh, India and formerly was part of Hyderabad state which was ruled by Nizam. It is bordered with the states of Maharashtra on the
north and north-west, Karnataka on the west, Chattisgarh on the north-east and Orissa to the east. Andhra Pradesh State has three main cultural regions of which Telengana is one part and others include Coastal Andhra region on the east and Rayalaseema region on the south. The Telangana region has an area of 114,840 square kilometres (44,340 sq mi), and a population of 35,286,757 (2011 census) which is 41.6% of Andhra Pradesh state population. The Telangana region comprise of 10 districts: Adilabad, Hyderabad, Khammam, Karimnagar, Mahbubnagar, Medak, Nalgonda, Nizamabad, Rangareddy, and Warangal. The Musi River, Krishna and Godavari rivers flow through the region from west to east.


Historical Perspective

The ruler of India’s largest princely state, Mir Osman Ali Khan, the seventh Nizam of Hyderabad, was not willing to acede either to India or Pakistan in 1947. Then the Telangana Rebellion started, which was a peasant revolt which was later supported by the Communists. It took place in the former princely state of Hyderabad between 1946 and 1951.
This was led by the Communist Party of India. The revolt began in the Nalgonda district and quickly spread to the Warangal and Bidar districts. Peasant farmers and labourers revolted against the local feudal landlords (jagirdars and deshmukhs) and later against the Osman Ali Khan, Asif Jah VII. The initial aims were to do away with illegal and excessive exploitation meted out by these feudal lords in the
name of bonded labour (Vetti Chakiri). The most strident demand was for all debts of the peasants to be written off. When India became independent from the British Empire in 1947, the Nizam of Hyderabad did not want to merge with Indian Union and wanted to remain independent under the special provisions given to princely states. He even asked for a corridor, a passage from India. Rebellion had started
throughout the state against the Nizam's rule and his army, known as the Razakars. The Government of India annexed Hyderabad State on 17 September 1948, in an operation by the Indian Army called Operation Polo. When India became independent, Telugu-speaking people were distributed in about 22 districts, 9 of them in the former Nizam's dominions of the princely state of Hyderabad, 12 in the Madras Presidency (Northern Circars), and one in French-controlled Yanam.

The Central Government appointed a civil servant, M. K. Vellodi, as First Chief Minister of Hyderabad State on 26 January 1950. He administered the state with the help of bureaucrats from Madras State and Bombay State. In 1952, Dr. Burgula Ramakrishna Rao was elected Chief minister of Hyderabad State in the first democratic election.

During this time there were violent agitations by some Telanganites to send back bureaucrats from Madras state, and to strictly implement rule by natives of Hyderabad. Meanwhile, Telugu-speaking areas in the Northern Circars and Rayalaseema regions were carved out of the erstwhile Madras state on the fast unto death by Potti Sri Ramulu to create Andhra State in 1953, with Kurnool as its capital. Nehru chose to ignore Sriramulu’s fast. On the 56th day of his fast unto death, Sriramulu died and violence erupted.In December 1953, the States Reorganization Commission was appointed to study the creation of states on linguistic basis. The States Reorganisation Commission (SRC) was not in favour of an immediate merger of Telangana region with Andhra state, despite their common language.Paragraph 382 of the States Reorganisation Commission Report (SRC) said "opinion in Andhra is overwhelmingly in favour of the larger unit; public opinion in Telangana has still to crystallize itself. Important leaders of public opinion in Andhra themselves seem to appreciate that the unification of Telangana with Andhra, though desirable, should be based on a voluntary and willing association of the people and that it is primarily for the people of Telangana to take a decision about their future".The people of Telangana had several concerns. The region had a less-developed economy than Andhra, but with a larger revenue base (mostly because it taxed rather than prohibited alcoholic beverages), which people of Telangana feared might be diverted for use in Andhra. They feared that planned irrigation projects on the Krishna and Godavari rivers would not benefit Telangana proportionately, even though people of Telangana controlled the headwaters of the rivers. It was feared that the people of Andhra, who had access to higher standards of education under the British rule, would have an unfair advantage in seeking government and educational jobs.The commission proposed that the Telangana region be constituted as a separate state with a provision for unification with Andhra state, after the 1961 general elections, if a resolution could be passed in the Telangana state assembly with a two-thirds majority.

The Chief Minister of Hyderabad State, Burgula Ramakrishna Rao, expressed his view that a majority of Telangana people were against the merger. He supported the Congress party's central leadership decisionto merge Telangana and Andhra despite opposition in Telangana. Andhra state assembly passed a resolution on 25 November 1955 to provide safeguards to Telangana. The resolution said, "Assembly would further like to assure the people in Telangana that the development of
that area would be deemed to be special charge, and that certain priorities and special protection will be given for the improvement of that area, such as reservation in services and educational institutions on the basis of population and irrigational development." Telangana leaders did not believe the safeguards would work. With lobbying from Andhra Congress leaders and with pressure from the Central leadership of Congress party, an agreement was reached between Telangana leaders and Andhra leaders on 20 February 1956 to merge
Telangana and Andhra with promises to safeguard Telangana's
interests.

Prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru initially was skeptical of merging Telangana with Andhra State, fearing a "tint of expansionist imperialism" in it. He compared the merger to a matrimonial alliance having "provisions for divorce" if the partners in the alliance cannot get on well.

Following the Gentlemen's agreement, the central government established a unified Andhra Pradesh on November 1, 1956. The agreement provided reassurances to Telangana in terms of power-sharing as well as administrative domicile rules and distribution of expenses of various regions. Anti-Nehru politics emerged with the repression of the Telengana movement; many within the Congress Party extended their
hands to leftists. But within a few years, Andhra Pradesh was rocked by political turmoil. Between 1969 and 1972, the state witnessed two separate movements- ‘ Jai Telangana’ and ‘Jai Andhra’. The Telangana leaders accused Andhra leaders of flouting the gentlemen’s agreement. Andhra leaders retaliated by saying the ‘Mulkis’ policy was discrimination against them. In 1919’ the Nizam had issued a decree stating that only ‘Mulkis’, that is people born in the state or those who
had lived there for atleast 15 years, were eligible for public appointment in the state. Domiciled ‘Mulkis’ were also required to have an affidavit that they would never return to their native places. After the merger, the people of Hyderabad wanted this rule to be observed, while the people of coastal Andhra and other parts of the state were against it.

The movement which started with the demands of safeguarding the interests of the people of the erstwhile Hyderabad state soon started demanding a separate state. On January 10, 1973, president’s rule was imposed, but soon the matter was resolved for the time being. 

Telangana has been the homeland for Sathavahanas and Kakatiyas . Kotilingala in Karimnagar was the first capital of the Sathavahanas before Dharanikota . Excavations at Kotilingala revealed coinage of Simukha, a Satavahana emperor.
The region experienced its golden age during the reign of the Kakatiyas, a Telugu dynasty that ruled most parts of what is now Andhra Pradesh, India from 1083 CE to 1323. Ganapatideva was known as the greatest of the Kakatiyas and the first after the Satavahanas to bring the entire Telugu area under one rule. He put an end to the rule of the Cholas in the year 1210 who accepted his suzerainty. He established order in his vast dominion that stretched from the Godavari delta and Anakapalle in the east to Raichur (in modern day Karnataka ) in the west and from Karimnagar & Bastar (in modern day Chattisgarh ) in the north to Srisailam & Tripurantakam, near Ongole in the south. It was also during his reign that the Golkonda fort was first constructed by the Kakatiyas.
Telangana, then came under Muslim rule in 14th century for the first time by Delhi Sultanate followed by Bahmanis, Qutb Shahis and Moghals. As the Mughal Empire began to disintegrate in the early 18th century, the Muslim Asafjahi dynasty established a separate state known as Hyderabad. Later, Hyderabad entered into a treaty of subsidiary alliance with the British Empire , and was the largest and most populous princely state in India. Telangana was never under direct British rule, unlike Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of Andhra Pradesh, which were part of British India 's Madras Presidency.

Post-independence history (1948-1952)

When India became independent from the British Empire, the Nizam of Hyderabad wanted to retain his independence, but the Government of India amalgamated his state by force on September 17, 1948; after executing Operation Polo by the Indian Army. When India became independent, the Telugu -speaking people were distributed in about 22 districts ; 9 of them in the Telangana region of Nizam's Dominions ( Hyderabad State ), 12 in the Madras Presidency ( Andhra region ) and one in French-controlled Yanam. A Communist led peasant revolt started in 1946, lasted until 1951.
The central government appointed a civil servant, Keralite, Vellodi Narayana Menon K as Chief Minister of Hyderabad state on 26 January 1950. He administered the state with the help of bureaucrats from Madras state and Bombay state . In 1952, Telangana had tasted democracy for the first time when it participated in general elections and elected Dr. Burgula Ramakrishna Rao as the Chief minister of Hyderabad State . The Telugu speaking people in Madras state , enjoyed some form of democracy since 1920. During this time there was violent Mulki agitation by some Telanganites to send back bureaucrats from Madras state and to implement Mulki rules strictly.

1948-1952 Influx of Andhra People

It has to be noted that with no such precedence in Independent Indian political history, for four years, civil and military administrators ruled Hyderabad State. This period saw a huge influx of Andhra people into this region taking up all the new positions that the new India was throwing open to its people. With the pretext that people of Telangana were not educated in English or Telugu, the positions were filled up people from Andhra region. Once these people occupied these vital positions, they in turn invited many of their kith and kin to fill in many other positions. The history of Telangana Movement owes its origin to a certain extent to this period. During this time, it became evident to the people of Telangana that future holds complete marginalization of its people.
We don't make a record of migrations within the state, but if there is such a statistic, it will clearly reveal that millions of Andhra people migrate to Telangana occupying many positions in the government offices, banks, schools, colleges, universities, etc. Also, there was a great influx of businessmen from Andhra who had sold off their lands and assets in Andhra and setup business in Telangana region. We will also notice almost negligible migration happened from Telangana to Andhra regions during this period.  

Mulki Rules Flouted

The Nizam set up schools, colleges, madrasas and a University that imparted education in Urdu. Nizam, who had great admiration for British, started Hyderabad Civil Service (HCS) similar to Indian Civil Service (ICS). Though Nizam had three different regions in his kingdom - Telugu, Kannada and Marathi regions - he managed the conflicts that could arise between these regions by implementing 'Mulki Rules'. Mulki Rules provide 80% reservation for local people in all recruitments for C and D posts at district level and 60% reservation for local people in Class A and B posts at divisional level. This system ensured that people of the each region got access to opportunities. The Mulki Rules came into existence in 1928.
During the influx after Independence, most of these rules were flouted using fake certificates that gave people of Andhra region a local status. When the people of Telangana realized how Andhra people were able to take up the jobs using these fake certificates, they started a protest called 'Gair Mulki Go Back!' [Non-Mulki Go Back]

1952 Hyderabad State Elections

And contrary to the contemporary belief that Telangana was never a state before, Burgula Ramakrishna Rao was elected the Chief Minister of Hyderabad State in 1952. Telangana was part of a state called Hyderabad state in India, before it became a part of Andhra Pradesh against its will.

Creation of Andhra State

While Hyderabad State came into existence on its own which included Telangana only in 1948, Telugu-speaking Andhra region was a part of Madras Presidency. This region became independent on August 15, 1947 along with rest of India as Madras Presidency.
Fearing that most of the newly created jobs and opportunities would be taken up by Tamils since they were more educated and had access to opportunities, Andhra people started a protest. Potti Sriramulu, the leader of this agitation started a 'hunger strike till death' on 19 th October 1952. Even though New Delhi surmised that these people could be given a new state with a new capital to take care of academic and government jobs and other economic opportunities, Potti Sriramulu fought for Madras city (now called Chennai) as their capital city. The recommendations given to New Delhi suggested that Madras will belong to Tamils and not to Andhra People. Potti Sriramulu died on 15 th December 1952 after 63 days of fasting.
His actions resulted in formation of First  State Reorganization Committee (SRC)  which divided the nation along linguistic lines, though Nehru was quite averse to such organization based on language.
New Delhi approved for creation of a new state called Andhra on 1 st October 1953 for the people of Andhra region carved out of erstwhile Madras Presidency.
One of the misconceptions that are flouted nowadays is that Potti Sriramulu fought for a greater and unified Vishalandhra comprising all Telugu people under one state. There is no truth to this. He had in fact fought for extremely local demands for his own people of Andhra region, and not Telangana people.

Prevailing mood before Creation of Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad State was created in 1948, Andhra was created in 1953. Andhra people won themselves a state but not Madras. Their capital city was an unknown city called Kurnool. They were still scouting for a much needed capital city that can rival Madras. The death of Potti Sriramulu put agitation of Andhra People on the national scene. With the creation of Andhra, legitimacy for creating states on linguistic lines was gaining ground.
The same bystanders from Andhra region, who stood by while Telangana went through Razakar Movement and who later on took up many positions in the Hyderabad state now started to vie for Hyderabad city.
It should be known that Hyderabad was a very famous city in the world already. It was considered the second most important city in the Muslim World where one of the world's richest men resided. It was known for architecture marvels and international businesses. Hyderabad state was the biggest princely state in India who had direct access to British Crown.
People of Andhra now caught a new slogan to create a new state for all Telugu people, including people of Telangana. The reality had set in New Delhi that creation of states along linguistic lines could not be avoided. During First  SRC  headed by Fazal Ali, states like Kerala, Madras State (Tamil Nadu), Mysore state (later named to Karnataka), were all created based on linguistic lines. Andhra people vied for Hyderabad and hence whole of Telangana, and campaigned under the slogan that the binding factor was the common language Telugu. Though Telangana was unimpressed by such placatory moves because of the experiences of 1948-52, and though Telangana was least interested in joining Andhra, and though Telangana bitterly opposed it when it came to happen, Andhra prevailed and they were successful in annexing Telangana to form Andhra Pradesh thereby winning the crown jewel Hyderabad.
Another misconception that is flouted now is that First  SRC  has definitely agreed for creation of Andhra Pradesh from Telangana and Andhra State. That is not the case. In fact, the First  SRC clearly makes a case of Telangana. Here are the excerpts from the text:

The Case for Telangana

  • The considerations which have been argued in favour of a separate Telangana State are, however, not such as may be lightly brushed aside.
  • Some Telangana leaders seem to fear that the result of unification will be to exchange some settled sources of revenue, out of which development schemes may be financed, for financial uncertainty similar to that which Andhra is now faced. Telangana claims to be progressive and from an administrative point of view, unification it is contended is not likely to confer any benefits on this area.
  • When plans for future development are taken into account, Telangana fears that the claims of this area may not receive adequate consideration in Vishalandhra. .does not wish to lose its present independent rights in relation to the utilization of the waters of Krishna and Godavari.
  • One of the principal causes of opposition of Vishalandhra also seems to be the apprehension felt by the educationally backward people of Telangana that they may be swamped and exploited by the more advanced people of the coastal areas. In the Telangana districts outside the city of Hyderabad, education is woefully backward. While Telangana, itself may be converted into a colony by the enterprising coastal Andhra.
  • 'The Telangana' it has further been argued, can be stable and viable, unit considered by itself.

(Source: http://etelangana.org/)

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