ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Statistics or Damn Lies?

Hyderabad's Revenues

One of the most contentious issues in the formation of Telangana has been the question of Hyderabad's revenues and how much of Andhra Pradesh's total they represent. Some reports claim that Hyderabad contributes a mind-boggling 74% of the state's total revenues. This has been central to the demand for a special status to Hyderabad and allowing a share of its revenues to the residual state. This article sets the record straight and identifi es the source of the confusion.

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