60 Interesting Facts About Telangana in English

Facts About Telangana: Telangana is the 29th state of India, carved out of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad will be made the joint capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for ten years. This ecosystem is made up of the Telugu speaking areas of the princely state of Hyderabad, India. The word 'Telangana' means 'Land of Telugu speakers'.

Marathwada is an integral part of Telangana. Marathwada is about to join Telangana. This is the demand of the public for 75 years.

On 5 December 2013, the Cabinet approved the draft bill made by the Group of Ministers. On 18 February 2014, the Telangana Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha and two days later it was also approved by the Rajya Sabha. Telangana has formally become the 29th state of India with the signature of the President. However, the telecast of Lok Sabha-television had to be stopped due to the apprehensive uproar at the time of passing this bill by the Lok Sabha.

60 Interesting Facts About Telangana in English

Amazing Facts About Telangana

  • It is semi arid area and climate is mainly hot and dry.
  • Kuntala waterfall of Adilabad is the famous tourist spot.
  • Telangana will have 17 Lok Sabha seats and 119 assembly seats.
  • Telangana has 86% Hindu, 12% Muslim and 1% Christian population.
  • Telangana is situated on Deccan plateau in the peninsular part of India.
  • Culture of Telangana is blend of traditions of Mughals and Nizams of Hyderabad.
  • Kuntala waterfall which is in Adilabad district is the biggest waterfall of the state.
  • Warangal has a domestic airport which was established in year 1930 during Nizam period.
  • The newly-formed state of Telangana is big enough to be the world’s 33rd largest country.
  • Monuments – Char Minar, Golcunda Fort, Qutub shahi Tombs, Falaknuma Palace, Warangal Fort
  • The demand for Telangana was as old as the state of Andhra Pradesh, which was cread in 1956.
  • Economy is mainly driven by agriculture. Rice is the major and staple food crop of the state.
  • About 77% of the people of Telangana speak Telugu, 12% speak Urdu while 11% speak other languages.
  • The best time for tourists to visit Telangana is from November to February owing to the fabulous weather.

Geographical Facts About Telangana

  • Mahboobnagar is largest district of Telangana by area. Ranga Reddy is the largest district by population.
  • Godavari is considered as sacred river in South India and is also called as Dakshin Ganga (Ganga of South).
  • Ramagundam Power plant is the major Power station of the state operated by NTPC having installed capacity of 2600 MW.
  • Not many may be aware of this, but the former Prime Minister of India, P.V. Narasimha Rao hailed from Telangana region.
  • Basara: Gnana Saraswati Temple (Goddess of Knowledge) is located on the banks of the river Godavari in Adilabad District
  • Mecca Masjid, is one of the oldest mosques in Hyderabad, Telangana in India, And it is one of the largest Mosques in India.
  • Telangana is geographically an arid region even though it is drained by two major south Indian rivers, Krishna and Godavari.
  • Temples – Thousand Pillar temple of Warangal, Birla Mandir, Ganga Saraswati Temple of Adilabad, Bhadrachalam Temple of Khammam
  • The Osmania University was the epicenter of the Telangana movement. It was established in 1918 and is named after the last Nizam.
  • Birla Mandir, Hyderabad: Built on a 280 feet (85 m) high hillock called Naubath Pahad on a 13 acres (53,000 m2) plot in Hyderabad.
  • Literacy rate of Telangana is 66.5% which is much below the national average of 74.04%. Telangana is second most illeterate state of India.
  • The splitting of a state into two in spite of the fact that the people in both states speak the same language is a first for the Indian Union.

Historical Facts About Telangana

  • Telangana borders with 5 states – Chhattisgarh and Odisha in northeast, Andhra Pradesh in south, Karnataka in southwest and Maharashtra in north.
  • This region is drained by two main rivers Godavari and Krishna. 69 % of Krishna river and 79 % of Godavari’s cachment area is in Telangana region.
  • Telangana consists of ten districts, namely, Hyderabad, Adilabad, Khammam, Karimnagar, Mahbubnagar, Medak, Nalgonda, Nizamabad, Rangareddy and Warangal.
  • The new state, the fifth in southern India (the other four being Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Seemandhra). Goa is more considered to be a south-western state.
  • Hussain Sagar Lake which is in the city centre of Hyderbad was built by Hussain Shah Wali in 1562. A large statue of Buddha was installed in center of lake in year 1992.
  • Char Minar which is the iconic face of Telangana was built by Quli Qutub Shah in year 1591. It is believed that it was built as a memoir after eradication of plague from the city.
  • The Nizam wanted to keep Hyderabad as an independent state. However, after an operation conducted by the Indian Army, Hyderabad became a part of the Union of India in the year 1948.
  • The Telangana rebellion was a originally a peasant revolt which was supported by the communists between 1946 and 1951 in Hyderabad. Since December 2009, the Telangana movement intensified.

Economic Facts About Telangana

  • After India’s independence, Nizam of Hyderabad state was not interested to accede to India. The state of Hyderabad was annexed on 17 Sept 1948 by military operation called “Operation Polo“.
  • 1000 (Thousand) Pillar temple which is located in Hanamkonda of Warangal district is famous religious tourist place. This temple was built by King Rudra Deva of Kakatiya dynasty in 11th century.
  • The total area of the state is 1.14 lakh square kilometres, which makes it the 12th largest in India. This makes Andhra Pradesh the 6th largest state after the division. Earlier, it was ranked 4th.
  • Telangana was separated from Andhra Pradesh on 2 June 2014 to become the 29th state of India. Hyderabad will jointly serve both the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for not more than 10 years.
  • It is one of the least developed regions of the India aggravated with the problems of illiteracy, unemployment, poverty, malnutrition, child labour, water and electricity shortage and farmer suicides.
  • Bhadrachalam Temple is a Lord Sree Sita Ramachandra Swamy Temple in Bhadrachalam, Bhadradri District. Bhadrachalam-The name derived from Bhadragiri (Mountain of Bhadra-a boon child of Meru and Menaka).
  • The population of Telangana is 3.52 crores (as per the 2011 census), which makes it the 12th most populous in India. Andhra becomes the 10th most populous state (it was the fifth-most populous earlier).

Facts About Telangana Culture

  • The Charminar constructed in 1591, is a monument and mosque located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The landmark has become a global icon of Hyderabad, listed among the most recognized structures of India.
  • Hussain Sagar is a heart-shaped lake in Hyderabad built by Ibrahim Quli Qutub Shah in 1563, during the rule of Ibrahim Quli Qutub Shah. It is spread across an area of 5.7 square kilometres and is fed by River Musi.
  • Golkonda also known as Golconda, Gol konda, or Golla konda, is a citadel and fort in Southern India and was the capital of the medieval sultanate of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, is situated 11 kilometres west of Hyderabad.
  • Mr. K Chandrashekhar Rao, whose struggles in the favour of the Telangana formation are well documented, is currently serving as the first CM of Telangana. Mr. Rao speaks fluent Telugu, Urdu, Hindi and English, and is the first Hindi speaking CM in the south India!
  • Telangana (meaning 'Land of Telugus') will be the 29th state of the Indian republic. The last time India had seen formation of new states was in 2000, when the then NDA government decided to carve out Jharkhand of Bihar, Chhattishgarh of Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand of Uttar Pradesh.

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