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

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From 50 Years Ago: Permanent Imbalances

Vol IV, No 4 JANUARY 25, 1969

Permanent Imbalances

Why should it cause any surprise that the agitation in Telengana has not been called off following the Andhra Government’s decision that persons not domiciled in Telengana who have been appointed to Government jobs reserved for people from Telengana would be immediately relieved and the posts filled by Telengana personnel? According to official estimates, about 3,000 posts would be available to persons domiciled in Telengana as a result of this decision; unofficial estimates put the figure at 6,000. Even taking the higher figure and assuming that all these posts would be filled in the near future by people from Telengana, can it be seriously suggested that this touches the problem of lack of development which is at the root of the popular disaffection?

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Updated On : 25th Jan, 2019
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