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Why Telengana? Why Now?

Why Telengana? Why Now? V ANIL KUMAR Andhra Pradesh is now a divided state. The movement for a separate state of Telengana is fast gaining momentum. The reasons for this are economic and political as well as social and cultural. In their recent writings on Telengana, both C H Hanumantha Rao (The Hindu, January 8, 2007) and M Kodanda Ram (EPW, January 13, 2007) have explicated the economic, and to some extent, political reasons for the movement for separate Telengana. I want to argue here that the reasons are as much social and cultural as they are economic and political. Both the above writers argued that there is certain

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