Telangana Formation Day: Telangana, India’s 28th state, was founded on 2nd June 2014. Telangana celebrates its Formation Day to mark the people’s contribution to the formation of a separate state outside of Andhra Pradesh. Telangana’s 30 districts will celebrate this day by hoisting the national flag. Along with this, the Telangana state honors its people for remarkable achievements in art, science, and literature.
Telangana Formation Day: Date
Telangana Formation Day observes every year on the 2nd of June as it was formed on the 2nd of June 2014.
Telangana Formation Day: History
On 1 Movember 1956, Telangana merged with Andhra Pradesh to form a unified state for the Telugu-speaking people by sculpting that state from erstwhile Madras.
Telangana region witnessed protests for the new state so many times. In these agitations, various social organizations, student unions, and government employees played key roles.
After nearly 40 years of protests, the Telangana Bill was passed by the Congress Working Committee (CWC) and the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) in the Lok Sabha in February 2014. The bill was introduced in the Indian Parliament in the year 2014 and the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act got approved in the same year. As per this bill, Telangana will be formed by ten districts in north-western Andhra Pradesh.
Telangana Formation Day: Significance
The Telangana state formation signifies the victory of the Telangana movement. It commemorates the official separation of Telangana from the Andhra Pradesh state. On 2 June 2014, a 57-year-old movement came to an end, by realizing the hopes of the people of Telangana. The movement not only provided the people of the region with a separate identity but also created a change in the country’s map, which now shows the boundaries of the state.
Every year on Statehood Day, the President of India and Prime Minister, as well as political leaders from all across the country, send wishes to the Telangana people.