I know that for the past few days, I’m not writing any post on my blog. Actually, I was monitoring the recent turmoil in the Indian political scenario. Yes, I’m talking about the division of Andhra Pradesh and carving out of Telangana from that. It will be the 29th state of
If Sardar Vallahab Bhai Patel would have been alive today, then he would be in very painful condition. He worked tirelessly in merging more than 600 Princely states in Indian Union. He merged Hydrabad in
That’s the history of Andhra Pradesh. Now come to the present situation. Out of 23 districts in Andhra Pradesh, 10 will go in Telangana. And there are anti-Telangana protests also happening in Andhra Pradesh. Out of 294 MLAs, till now 134 MLAs have forwarded their resignations to the Speaker of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly. Out of 134 MLAs, 80 are from Congress, 40 from TDP and 14 from PRP, a party formed by Telgu film superstar Chiranjeevi. Now the anti- Telangana movement is gaining momentum. 3 anti-Telangana activists committed suicide. This chaos in not leading to any positive output.
Again there is division on the basis of language. It’s something very harmful. Let’s see the scenario after the division. After division catchments area (69%), cultivable area in river basin (71%), geographical area and population (42%) will go in Telangana. I just want to ask those who want the division that what’s the need of this division? Is it just to have power or is it just to have a region of one language?
All these are nothing but the game of politicians. These politicians know how to play with people’s sentiments to gain their political aims. At the end of the day, it’s the common man who suffers. And if the Union government goes on granting permission for the division of states then the demand will arise from all the parts of the country for carving new states either on the basis of language, or on the basis of caste or religion. Until when we will be dividing