Telangana History A Chronology of Telangana History
★ The construction of Charminar was completed on 19 October, 1591 A.D.
★ The construction of Secunderabad Railway Station was completed in 1874.
★ The Arya Samaj was established in Hyderabad in 1892.
★ Ganesh festivals started for the first time in 1895.
★ The mental hospital was established in 1897.
★ Sri Krishnadevaraya Andhra Bhasha Nilayam was established by Komarraju Lakshmana Rao and others in 1901. •
★ Indian Irrigation Commission was established in 1901.
★ Sri Raja Raja Narendra Andhra Bhasha Nilayam was established in Hanumakonda in 1904.
★ Andhra Samvardhini Library was established in 1905.
★ The names and villages which end with the suffix ‘padu’ were changed into pahad’ in 1905.
★ Vijnana Chandrika Grantha Mandali was established by Lakshmana Rao in 1906.
★ The Hyderabad Electricity Department was established in 1910.
★ A magazine Andhra Sahitya Parishat was started in 1912.
★ The City Development Corporation was established by the seventh Nizam Mir Osman Ali Khan in 1912.
★ The Silver Jubilee Town Hall (present day assembly building) was constructed in 1913.
★ Salar Jung museum was established in 1914.
★ The Osmania University was inaugurated on 22nd September, 1918.
★ Osmania Arts College was established on 8th August, 1919.
★ The High Court building was designed by a French Architect and built in 1919.
★ Osman Sagar project on river Musi was made a reality in 1920.
★ Speaking in Telugu was divided at the meeting on the social reforms in Nizam State on 11th and 12th November, 1921 and as a sequel of this inci¬dent the Nizam Andhra Maha Sabha was formed.
★ Osmania Medical College was established in 1920.
★ Golkonda Patrika was started on May 10, 1926.
★ Ithehadul Muslimeen party was started as a rival to Andhra Maha Sabha.
★ The Andhra Maha Sabha established Andhra Balika High School in 1928.
★ A seminar of scholars and historians was organised on the history of Kakatiyas and Kakatiya issue was unveiled.
★ H.M. Reddy begins first Telugu movie making effort. Formation of Andhra mahasabha at Jogipeta
★ Jameen Raithu magazine started
★ The fourth political conference of Hyderabad was held at Akola. .
★ Azamjahi Mill was established in Warangal
★ The Deccan Radio was established in Saifabad.
★ The Andhra Maha Sabha moved a political resolution demanding the Nizam to form a responsi¬ble government.
★ The first Airport was constructed at Begumpet, Hyderabad.
★ The Nizam Sugar Factory was established at Bodhan.
★ Mahatma Gandhi visited Hyderabad.
★ The Arts College was built in the style of Indo Sarcenic architecture.
★ The Hyderabad State Congress was formed in July
★ Vandemataram agitation had taken place at Osmania University campus.
★ The Nizam government bans Hyderabad State Congress on 8th September.
★ The Constitutional Reforms Committee was appointed.
★ The Communist Party originated in Telangana. The Party unit was started in Hyderabad
★ Andhra Sahitya Parishat was formed in Hyderabad.
★ Nawab Bahadur Yar Jung was appointed as president of Majlis Ithehadul Muslimeen party.
★ Majlis Ithehadul Muslimeen party appoints Razakar force as its auxiliary unit for the first time.
★ Diwan Bahadur L.Venkata Krishna Ayyar designed the Sri Ramapada Sagar project, popularly known as the Polavaram project.
★ The State Bank of Hyderabad was established on 8th August.
★ Quit India movement started in Hyderabad.
★ The Hyderabad Aalwyn and Metals firm was established.
★ Prajasakti magazine was started on 17th June.
★ A vertical division had taken place between mod-erates and extremists in Andhra Maha Sabha
★ The Niloufer Hospital was established in Hyderabad.
★ Khasim Razvi becomes president of the Majlis Ithehadul Muslimeen party. Razvi imparts mili¬tary training to Razakars.
★ Mir Laya Ali becomes the prime minister of Hyderabad state on 10th June.
★ Ban on Hyderabad State Congress was lifted in July.
★ The regional associations – Andhra Maha Sabha and Maharashtra Parishat were merged into the Hyderabad State Congress.
★ The farmers’ struggle of Telangana started. Elections to Madras Assembly were held. Tanguturu Prakasam Panthulu formed government.
★ The Communist Party was banned in the native state of Hyderabad.
★ The Communists begin armed struggle in April.
★ 7th August was observed as Join India day.
★ The Nizam declared his independence on 12th June, 1947.
★ The Nizam government banned hoisting of National flag in the Hyderabad state on 15th August on the eve of independence.
★ The Hyderabad Stock Exchange began function¬ing on 14th November.
★ Stand Still agreement was signed between the Nizam and the Union of India on 29th November.
★ K.M. Munshi was appointed as Indian represen-tative in the Hyderabad state.
★About 3000 villages were liberated from the Nizam’s rule. The Razakars raided the villages and slaughtered hundreds of Hindus with the support of the Nizam. But the Communists offered tough resistance.
★The Nizam appeals to the UNO to recognise the native state of Hyderabad as an independent state on 21st August.
★The Razakars kill Shoyabullah Khan, editor of Imroz for his pro Indian stance.
★Razakars raid on the village Bairanpally, Warangal district on 25th August.
★Police action on Hyderabad begins on 13th September.
★Police action on Hyderabad ends on 17th September and the state of Hyderabad joins the Union of India.
★Khasim Razvi, the Razakar leader was arrested on 23rd September.
★Major General J.N. Chaudary functioned as the military ruler of Hyderabad state from September 18 to December 1949.
★Tungabhadra project was inaugurated by the Madras government and the Hyderabad government.
From January to March 1952 M.K. Vellodi as chief minister and the Nizam as Raj Pramukh ruled the state of Hyderabad.
★Acharya Vinoba Bhave started his Bhudan mis¬sion land gift movement from Pochampalli, Nalgonda district.
★The Communists cease their armed struggle in Telangana on 21st October.
★Burgula Ramakrishna Rao formed the first peo¬ple’s government after the first assembly elec¬tions in March 1952.
★The Mulki movement against gross injustice in education and employment by the Andhras start¬ed in Warangal in September for the first time.
★Fazl Ali Commission was appointed on 22nd December.
★Khammam district was formed on 1st October.
★ Fazl Ali Commission submitted its final report on 30th September.
★ Fazl Ali Commission recommended in its report that Hyderabad to be continued as a separate state.
★ Hyderabad state and Andhra state had jointly taken up the construction of the project of Nagarjuna sagar.
★ The Gentlemen Agreement between the leaders of Telengana and Andhra on 20th February.
★ The Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru inaugu¬rated the newly formed Andhra Pradesh on 1st November. Neelam Sanjiva Reddy’s cabinet sworn in.
★ Sri Ayyadevara Kaleswara Rao elected as speak¬er of the new AP Assembly on 4th November
★ Assembly elections in Telangana area held on 1st August.
★ Bheemsen Sachar was appointed as governor of Andhra Pradesh.
★ The Andhra Pradesh government formulated rules and announced that Mulkies would be given jobs in Telangana from 21st March, 1959.
★ Damodaram Sanjeevaiah was elected as leader of the Congress legislature party in place of N. Sanjeeva Reddy on 10th January.
★ Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy steps down and Damodaram Sanjivayya as the chief minister and K.V. Rangareddy from Telangana region as the deputy chief minister swear in on 11th January
★ The Central Krishna-Godavari Water Commission was created.
★ The Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru laid foundation stone to Sri Sailam hydel project on 24 July.
★ Nehru laid foundation stone to Pochampadu project on 26th July.
★ Nehru Zoological Park was inaugurated:on 6th October.
★ Pattom A. Thanu Pillai was sworn in as governor of Andhra Pradesh on 4th May.
★ Manjeera Barrage was constructed in 1965.
★ Prime Minister Lai Bahadur Sastri inaugrated the Agricultural University in Hyderabad on 20th March.
★ The Official Language Bill was adopted on 27th March.
★ The first 60 mw unit plant of the Kothagudem Thermal Plant station was inaugurated on 4th July.
★ The President S. Radhakrishnan inaugurated the bridge on the river Godavari at Bhadrachalam on 13th July.
★ The digging work at Nehru thermal unit at Ramagundam Thermal Power Plant was started on 19th July.
★ Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) was inaugurated on 11th December.
★ The Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL) was started in Hyderabad on 11th April.
★ 3rd and 4th units of Kothagudem Thermal Power Station were started on 15th July.
★ The Prime Minister Indira Gandhi released waters from Nagarjuna Sagar on 4th August.
★ Burgula Ramakrishna Rao died on 14th September.
★ Khandubhai Desai was sworn in governor of Andhra Pradesh on 11th April.
★ The Telugu Academy came into being on 6th August.
★ The state cabinet decided to request the Centre to extend the duration of the Mulki rules for another five years from 23th October, 1969.
★ Nallavagu project was constructed during this year. ,
★ Paddavagu project also was constructed in this year.
★ Agitation on the number of employees in the gen-erating station of Kothagudem power plant started in October.
★ Telangana Students Action Council was formed on 13th January.
★ Police firing for the first time in Telangana agi-tation and a student in Shamshabad died on 18th January.
★ All Party Agreement was signed at Chief Minister’s house on the safe measures for Telangana on 19th January.
★ Telangana Praja Samiti (TPS) was formed under the presidentship of Madan Mohan on 28th February.
★ Experts Committee on Telangana was formed under the chairman of Wanchoo on 28th March.
★ Justice Bhargava Committee was appointed on 11th April.
★ T. Purushothama Rao unveils the Telangana map for the first time at the premises of Reddy Hostel on 11th April.
★ May 1 was observed as Telangana Demands day.
★ Kumar Lalith Committee was formed this year.
★ Journalists formed Telangana Journalists Association on 1st June.
★ Telangana Pradesh Congress came into being with Konda Lakshman Bapuji as its president on 1st Jiine.
★ V.V. Giri was elected as President of India on 24th August. Maqdum Mohiyuddin died on the same day. The Prime Minister announced 8 point formula to solve the Telangana problem. Situation worsened in the agitation on 4th June. Violence and police firing was held. Many dead. 33 hours curfew in Hyderabad.
★ Madapati Hanumantha Rao, an eminent social worker and former chairman of Legislative Council died on 11th November.
★ Andhra Pradesh High Court delivered its final judgment on Mulki rules on 9th. December.
★ Air Force Academy at Dindigal was inaugurated on 10th January.
★ Telangana Praja Samiti contested all the 14 Lok Sabha seats except Bhadrachalam and won 10 seats out of them.
★ Telangana Praja Samiti merged into Congress
★ Five point formula was evolved.
★ P.V. Narasimha Rao was sworn in as chief minister on 25th September.
★ Begumpet Airport was inaugurated on 31st January.
★ The Supreme Court clarifies that Mulki rules are valid. The then chief minister P.V. Narasimha Rao comments that the Supreme Court’s ruling on Mulki rules vindicated the Congress stand on the issue.
★ The Prime Minister Indira Gandhi presented her 8 point formula on 27th November.
★ In the background of separate Andhra agitation the chief minister P.V. Narasimha Rao resigned his post and president’s rule was imposed in January.
★ Article 3 7 ID was created through the 32nd Constitutional amendment.
★ The construction of Sri Ram Sagar Dam was completed.
★ The Centre announced six point formula and abolished the Mulki rules on 1st September.
★ After president rule ends Jalagam Vengala Rao was sworn in as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh on 10th December.
★ The Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for the Bibinagar-Nadikudi railway line on 7, March
★ The Vice President B.D. Jetti inauguated the World Telugu Conference on 12th April at Hyderabad
★ Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and Khandu Bhai Desai died on 17th April.
★ The International Telugu Institution was estab¬lished in Hyderabad on 8th September.
★ Agreement with Maharashtra on sharing the waters of river Godavari on 6th October.
★ National Police Academy and Hyderabad Central University were inaugurated by the Prime Minister on 17th November.
★ The president issued an order that 80 percent of the Jobs in Telangana belonged to local candi¬dates only.
★ Telugu was implemented as the official language at district level on 1st April.
★ An agreement was signed in Delhi for the supply of Krishna waters to Madras from Andhra Pradesh on 14th April.
★ Gram Panchayat Act was amemded to facilitate direct elections to the posts of sarpanches on 21st July. Assembly passed the bill of Samitis and Parishats.
★ The Union Minister of Education Prof. Nurul Hassan inaugurated the Kakatiya University in Warangal on 27th November, 1977.
★ Mrs. Sharada Mukheijee was sworn in as gover¬nor of Andhra Pradesh on 19th April.
★ Justice Bhargava, retired judge of Supreme Court was appointed to inquire into alleged excesses on naxalites.
★ Dr. Marri Chenna Reddy was elected unani¬mously as the leader of the Congress Legislature Party on 3rd March. He was sworn in as the chief minister.
★ Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh arrived at an agreement over the sharing of Godavari waters on 30th April.
★ The Governor issued an ordinance reducing the voter age to 18 for the elections of local bodies on 9th June.
★ The Prime Minister Morarjee Desai laid the foundation stone for the 2100 mw thermal super power unit at Ramagundam on 14th November.
★ The Ranga Reddy district was formed on 15th August.
★ A government announcement declared that towns with a population of over 25,000 converted into municipalities on 23, July.
★ The name of Pochampadu Project was changed into that of Sri Ram Sagar Project in November.
★ Mrs. Indira Gandhi won Medak parliamentary seat on 5th January.
★ Tanguturi Anjaiah was sworn in as the chief min-ister on 11th October.
★ The cabinet decided to table Lok ayukta bill on 21 October.
★ The silver jubilee celebrations of Andhra Pradesh began on 1st November.
★ The legal aid rules and regulations were implemented on 10th November.
★ The sponge iron plant was established in paloancha (Khammam district) which was the first of its kind in the country.
★ The chief minister T. Anjaiah laid the foundation stone for Jurala project on 6th January.
★ The State Government decided to sell the Hyderabad House in Delhi to the Central Government on 5th March.
★ The Union Minister Abdul Ghani Khan Chaudary laid the foundation stone to NTPC power project in Ramagundam on 4th April.
★ The Hyderabad (old city) Development Authority was formed on 2nd August.
★ The government decided on 12th September to use Telugu in the Munsif magistrate courts from 1st November.
★ The chief minister T. Anjaiah laid the foundation stone for the construction of the new secretariat building complex on 1st November.
★ Operation Flood -2 began on 16th November
★ The Union Minister of Industries N.D. Tiwari laid the foundation stone for The Hindustan Cables project in Hyderabad on 1st January.
★ The City Development Authority was established for Warangal town on 1st February.
★ Bhavanam Venkatram was sworn in as chief minister with a 32 member cabinet on 28th January.
★ N.T.Rama Rao announced the formation of a new regional party on 20th March.
★ N.T.Rama Rao named his party as Telugu Desam on 22nd March.
★ The name of APTUC was changed as All India Trade Union Congress A.P. Council on 17th April.
★ The Prime Minister Indira Gandhi dedicated to the nation the Sri Sailam Hydel Power Project and Dhavaleswaram barrage on 29th October.
★ Telugu Desam won landslide majority in the assembly elections. N.T. Rama Rao formed the first non Congress government in the state. Great change in state politics.
★ Retirement age for the state government employ¬ees was reduced to 55 years from 58 years on 9th February.
★ Telugu Desam Party implemented 15 point pro-gramme on 1st March.
★ Resolution by the Assembly for the abolition of Legislative Council on 24th march.
★ Women’s University in Tirupati was started on 8th April.
★ Telugu had been introduced as the official lan¬guage at secretariat level on 14th April.
★ The chief minister of Andhra Pradesh N.T. Rama
Rao and his Tamilnadu counterpart M.G. Ramachandran laid foundation stone to the con-struction of Telugu Ganga on 22nd April.
★ Hyderabad television network was linked, with INSAT-1B on 14th August.
★ Ordinance was issued abolishing Firkas and taluqs on 12th January.
★ District Development Boards were formed on 13th January.
★ Dr.Marri Chenna Reddy founded National Democratic Party on 26th February. ,
★ The former president Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy inaugurated Telugu Vijnana Peeth on 2nd April.
★ Jayabharat Reddy Committee was appointed
★ Veteran Marxist leader Puchalapalli Sundaraiah died on 19th may.
★ The first international flight from Jeddah landed in Hyderabad airport on 20th December.
★ The chief minister N.T. Rama Rao issued 610 G.O. in December.
★ Sundaresan Committee was appointed
★ Telangana Jana Sabha was originated in February
★ Telangana Information Trust was established.
★ The Telangana journalist Pratap Kishore went on padayatra from Hyderabad to Delhi on 6th June
★ The Hyderabad Metropolitan water supply and sewerage board was established.
★ The Telangana Development Forum was established.
★ The Telugu Desam party lost the Assembly elections. Congress won under Chenna Reddy’s leadership.
★ The Chenna Reddy government gave freedom to Naxalites, as a result of which Naxal violence increased. Communal riots also occurred in the old city of Hyderabad.
★ Rajiv Gandhi was killed by Eelam tigers during campaign for Lok Sabha elections, looting and arson in the state, P.V. Narasimha Rao assumes responsibility as the Prime Minister.
★ The Telugu Desam government issued G.0.69 on releasing of water to Krishna delta on 15th June
★ Indra Reddy founded Jai Telangana political party.
★ Telengana United Forum was created on 28th September.
★ The G.O.202 issued this year usurped the rights of the Telangana on Tungabhadra waters.
★ The Telangana development Forum was established in America this year
★ Girglani committee was appointed on the imple-mentation of GO 610.
★ K.Chandrashekhara Rao founded Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) to achieve separate Telangana state on 27th April.
★ Foundation stone was laid for the construction of Devadula project on 16th June.
★ Telangana Sadhana Samiti was created by Ale Narendra and Mechineni Kishan Rao on 19th September
★ The Telangana United Forum, The Telangana Jana Sabha and the Telangana Sadhana Samiti held a grand public meeting with the slogan Polikeka and won national recognition for the struggle of separate Telangana state.
★ Telangana Sadhana Samiti was merged into Telangana Rashtra Samiti on 11th August.
★ The second anniversary of Telangana Rashtra Samiti was celebrated at Warangal on 27th April.
★ K. Chandrashekhara Rao was unanimously elected as convenor of the national committee of newly created states on 9th September.
★ Pushkaras to river Godavari held in July.
★ Elections to the Andhra Pradesh state Assembly in April and May. The Congress allied with TRS and the Communists and the Telugu Desam with BJP Congress won and the TDP lost.
★ Pranab Mukherjee Committee was formed.
★ RH 200 and RH 300 (Rohini Sound) rockets were successfully launched from Sateesh Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota on 8th April.
★ A radar station for artificial rains at Ibrahimpatnam, Rangareddy district began func-tioning from 3rd July.
★ The golden jubilee celebrations of the high court of Andhra Pradesh began on 4th November.
★ The High Court struck down the five precent quota for Muslims in education and employment created by the state government on communal grounds, on 7th November.
★ The golden jubilee celebrations of Andhra Pradesh Assembly started on 3rd December.
★ The golden jubilee celebrations of the foundation laying ceremony of Nagarjuna Sagar Dam were celebrated on 10th December.
★ The Central Election Commission recognised the Talli Telangana party floated by cine actress Vijayasanthi
★ The prime minister Manmohan Singh inaugurated the 93rd Indian Science Congress at N.G. Ranga Agricultural University on 3rd January.
★ The State Government decided to implement the report .of as it is Girglani on 16, February.
★ February 22: State Assembly unanimously resolved to provide classical status to Telugu lan-guage.
★ March 3: American president Bush observed the sorting of National Seed Centre in Hyderabad N.G.Ranga Agricultural Univer sity.
★ March 14: Cabinet decided to apply the creamy layer provision to BCs and to increase the limit of annual income to four lakhs.
★ October 7: Dr. Ravikumar, famous cardiologist, Care hospital, Hyderabad created a record by transplanting the mitral valve with the help of robo for the first time in the country.
★ April 16: M.C.H. will be called as ‘Greater Hyderabad’ hereafter. In addition to M.C.H. 12 municipalities and 8 village panchayats were included in Greater Hyderabad Municipal corpo-ration.
★ May 21: Justice Usha Mehra assumed office as a chairperson of S.C. classification commission.
★ June 3: Bomb explosion in Mecca masjid. Appointment of a commission with High Court former Justice V.Bhaskara Rao on this mishap.
★ June 5: Singareni Collieries company got the award of ‘Indira priyadarsini’ for the year 2004. This award will be given to those who rendered best services for the protection of environment every year by the Indian Govt.
★ August 2: Govt, appointed High Court Retd. Justice I.Panduranga Rao to investigate the event that lead to Mudigonda firings at Khammam district, in Andhra Pradesh
★ August 4: The name of ‘Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages’ changed as ‘The English and Foreign Languages University”.
★ August 18: Gangadevipalli (Gisukonda man- dalam, Warangal dist.) was selected for the award ‘Rajiv Gandhi best grama panchayati puraskaram’ for the year 2007. This award will be given to the village which is a best village pan- chayat in the country.
★ September 4: Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, laid a foundation stone for Nalgonda University at Anneparty in Nalgonda district.
★ November 4: Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy inaugurated the Alisagar lift Irrigation scheme in a programme organised at Janakampeta, Edapalli mandalam, Nizama bad district.
★ National Geophysics Research Institute (NGRI), former director Dr. Sayyed Mahmood Nakhvi got ’National award for Excellence’ award for the year 2006.
★ May 9: Ex-member of Parliament, Telangana armed Struggle fighter Bhimireddy Narsimha Reddy (B.N.Reddy) died in Hyderabad.
★ May 10: Bharat Heavy Plates and Vessels (BHPV) merged with Navaratna Institution BHEL.
★ July 2: ‘Why I am not a Hindu’ written by Prof. Kanche Ailaiah, Prof, of Political Science in Osmania University, selected for the award London Institute of South Asia’. This book described the lives of the people of Telangana. This is one among the five books of this millenni¬um mentioned by special issue of pioneer, this is the first dalit bahujana vada’ book which got international award.
★ Rosaiah Committee.
★ October 9: Supreme Court judgement on the issue of Hyderabad as free zone.
★ October: Inauguration of P.V.Narasimha Rao express way by Rosaiah. This express way was constructed as a link way to Rajiv Gandhi International Airport which is a first greenfield International Airport in the country. This is the longest fly over in the country. The length of this flyover is 11.66 k.m. This fly over • starts at Sarojinidevi Eye hospital at Mehedipatnam ends at Aramgharh.
★ November 29: K.C.R. launched indefinite hunger strike.
★ December 4: Formation of Telangana J.A.C.
★ December 7: All party meeting convened by Rosaiah.
★ December 9: Announcement of Central home Minister R Chidambaram about the formation of Telangana State.
★ December 10: K.C.R. withdrawn the hunger strike.
★ December 23: Second announcement by Centre government
★ December: The name of ‘National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management’ changed as Dr. Y.S.Rajasekhar Reddy, National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management’.
★ January 5: First All party meeting convened by Central Govt. Invitation for the 8 recognised par¬ties from Home Minister P.Chidambaram.
★ January 23: Appointment of Justice sri Krishna Committee to solve the problem.
★ December 30: Report submitted by Sri Krishna
★ Chauma Haifa Palace was recognised by UNESCO. This palace has 270 years history. It was included in the list of historical construc¬tions. ‘Prestigious of merit’ award was announced for this. It is something special to get this award for the first time to Andhra Pradesh.
★ Haleem is a special dish in State Capital. This dish got a. rare recognition. Hyderabad Haleem owned geographical indicator.
★ September 8: Sakshara Bharat programme was inaugurated by Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan to improve literacy among adult woman in the state.
★ September 8: International Literacy Day.
★ October 19: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laid foundation stone to second campus of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR). in Hyderabad The first campus of this Institution was established in Bombay in the year 1945.
★ November 14: Chief Minister Rosaiah inaugu¬rated the ‘Jawahar Bala Arogya Raksha’ scheme at Narsingi in Ranga Reddy district. This scheme is designed for the students of govt, and aided schools in the state. This scheme is introduced to do the health tests twice in a year.
★ November 1: ‘Asara’ scheme was introduced by the govt, to support the aged persons who are residing at towns in the state.
★ Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy laid founda¬tion for three Tata Aerospace projects. These projects will be constructed with Rs. 1000 crores at Adibhatla village saroor nagar mandal in Ranga Reddy district.
★ The biggest gas turbine in the world was manu-factured by BHEL unit of Hyderabad.
★ August: Police commissioner A.K.Khan inaugu-rated the first video calling booth in the country. It was established at Himayatnagar in Hyderabad
★ February 8: Bio Asia 2012 conference started in Hyderabad. This conference will continue till February 11th under the auspices of Federation of Asian Biotech Association (FABA)
★ Most famous Sammakka-Sarakka Jatara started at Medaram in Warangal district. This Jatara will be organised once in a two years.
★ February 14: Famous writer Samala Sadasiva got Prestigious Central Sahitya Academy award for his writing ‘Swaralayalu’ written on classical music. He will be honoured with Rs. 1 lakh cash under this award.
★ February 17: American Institute Silicon Image started its third Research and Development cen¬tre in Hyderabad. This Institute will design wireless high definition connectivity solutions in cell phones, computers and electronics.
★ February 26: Andhra Pradesh State Chief Justice Madan B.Lokur inaugurated the special court of Sanga Reddy on corruption issues in the implementation of National Rural Employment Guarantee Act. This court will solve the problems of Karimnagar along with Medak.
★ For the first time, a woman loco, pilot ran a pas-senger rail in South Central Railway. Loco pilot Satyavati, working as a driver in Matrubhumi
MMTS women rails running between Faluknuma-Lingampalli.
★ March 26: Central Water Commission permitted in principle for P.V.Narasimha Rao Kantanapalli Sujala Sravanti project. This is a very key project for Devadula lift Irrigation project and also Sriram Sagar stabilisation project.
★ April 10: State govt, decided to establish Tiger reserve at Kawal as a centre in Adilabad district, the centre will give special grants for this project.
★ May 5: An Inter State agreement reached in New Delhi between Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra regarding Pranahita-Chevella proj¬ect. The Secretaries of Irrigation department signed on this agreement in the presence of the chief Ministers of both States.
★ May 31: United Kingdom inaugurated the Deputy High Commissioner office in Hyderabad. This is a third consulate office in Hyderabad. Before this, first Iran and then America (2008) started their consulates in Hyderabad.
★ July 10: For Gollabhama saree which will be weaved at Dubbaka, Siddhipet areas in Medak district got the geographical identification (G.I.). This saree registered as 188 in the G.I. list.
★ July 24: It was decided to establish National prisons Academy at Vikarabad to give training for the officers of the department of Jails.
★ July 30: Hyderabad shooter Gagan Narang won a bronze medal in London Olympics. He got 701.1 points in 10 meters air rifle section.
★ August 7: Famous poet Samala Sadasiva was dead. For his book titled Swaralayalu’, he got Central Sahitya Academy award for the year 2011.
★ September 21: Demise of Konda Lakshman Bapuji (97). He is a famous as freedom fighter, a rebellion against the autocratic rule of Nizam and also a guide to Telangana movement. Bapuji was born in Vankidi (Adilabad) on 27th September 1915.
★ October 12: Justice Subhashan Reddy sworn in as Andhra Pradesh State Lokayukta. This pro¬gramme held in Raj Bhavan under the auspices of Governor Narasimhan.
★ November 11: Hyderabad Central University conferred a honourary doctorate to Prof. Rudolf Marques. Rudolf is a great chemist, philosopher and the recipient of Nobel award.
★ December 14: ‘Volleda’ (collection of poem) selected for the state level cinare sahiti award. This award will be given by the Institute of Karimnagar (Andhra Pradesh) Sahiti Gautami every year.
★ July 11: C .M. Kiran, deputy C.M. Damodara Raja Narasimha and PCC chief Botsa Satyanarayana submitted their report to the core committee on the division of state.
★ July 29: U.P.A. coordinating Committee.
★ July 30: Resolution in favour of Separate Telangana note at the meeting of Congress Working Committee.
★ October 3: Central Cabinet approved for Telangana note.
★ October 30: Appointment of group of Ministers on the issue of Division of State.
★ Cabinet approved for the report after 56 days; Approval of President.
★ 11th and 12th November: All party meeting con-vened by the group of ministers.
k December 5: Central Govt, approved for Telangana with 10 districts.
★ December 7: Telangana bill reached to the President. The bill returned to the State Assembly with the appeal of the President.
★ December 12: A.P. Division bill to United Andhra Pradesh State.
★ December 16: At last discussion began in the Assembly among dramatic situation.
★ January 22: On the appeal of C.M., the discussion on the bill was extended for another week.
★ January 23: C.M. notice under rule 77 to return the Bill.
★ January 30: Deadline ends; discussion completed. Announcement of speaker that the resolution moved by C.M. is passed with voice vote.
★ February 3: The state division bill reached delhi from A.P.
★ February 4: Final shape to Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation bill by the group of ministers; key amendments.
★ February 5: On demand of Central Ministers,
meeting of group of ministers, discussion on key amendments; final shape to the bill.
★ February 6: Central Cabinet approved for Telangana bill; The bill was sent to the President.
★ February 13: Introduction of Bill in Loksabha.
★ February 18: Telangana Bill passed in Loksabha with the support of BJP.
★ February 20: Discussion on Telangana. Bill in Rajya sabha; Approval.
★ March 1: President signature on Telangana .Bill.
★ March 2: Telangana Gazette announcement.
★ March 4: Central govt, announced June 2 as Telangana appointed day. ‘
★ April, May : General Elections in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh States.
★ May: Announcement of election results. TRS won majority seats in Telangana state and pre¬pared to form the govt, in Telangana.
★ June 2: Formation of Telangana as a separate state.
★ June 2: KCR sworn in as first Chief Minister of Telangana.
★ June 2: E.S.L Narasimhan sworn in as first Governor of Telangana state.
★ June 10: Sirikonda Madhusudana Chary sworn in as
first Speaker of Telangana state Assembly speaker
★ June 16: Announcement of Bonalu, Bathukamma festivals as Telangana state festivals.
★ June 21: Appointment of High Court Senior Advocate K.Ramakrishna Reddy as Telangana State first Advocate General and .Ramachandar Rao as Additional Advocate General.
★ July 2: Swami Goua elected as the first Chairman of Telangana State Legislative Council.
★ June 21: Appointment of Sania Mirza as Telangana brand Ambassador.
★ August 6: Telangana C.M. K.C.R. started the Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University on the occasion of 81st birthday of Prof. Jayashankar.
★ August 19: Survey conducted in one day in Telangana State.
★ September 24: The name of doordarshan regional channel in Telangana changed as Yadagiri’.
★ November 6: The scheme of Kalyana Lakshmi introduced for the benefit of S.C. and S.Ts in Telangana will be extended to Sikh families also.
★ November 8: Telangana State Chief Minister started the distribution programme of social security pensions ‘Asara’ at Kottur in Mahabubnagar district.
★ November 12: Poonam Malakondaiah was appointed as Chairperson for the Committee established by Telangana govt, for the security of women and girls.
★ November 17: Telangana govt, decided the state symbols. According to this decision, Palapitta is the state bird; Deer is the state animal; Jammi chettu is the states tree, Tangedu flower is the state flower.
★ December 15: Telangana chief minister
K.Chandrashekhar Rao expanded his cabinet by inducting 6 new ministers.
★ December 18: Establishment of Telangana State Public Service Commission, Ghanta Chakrapani appointed as the first TSPSC chairman.
★ December 27: Telangana govt, decided the name “Rani Rudrama Sena” for the scheme of women students self defence training.
★ December 29: Balkonda M.L.A. Vemula Prashanta Reddy appointed as a Chairman of Telangana water grid corporation.
the Yadagirigutta as “Yadadri”. It has decided to call the nine hills as “Navagiri” along with the hill on which Laxmi Narasimha Swamy resides.
★ March 11: Telangana State Finance Minister Etela Rajender introduced Rs.1,15,689 crore budget in the State Assembly for the Financial year 2015-16.
★ March 12: “Mission Kakatiya” with tagline “Mana ooru Mana Cheruvu” is a program of restoring all the tanks and lakes in Telangana state, India. The programme was inaugurated by Chief Minister Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao. The name Mission Kakatiya is given in the remembrance and tribute to the Kakatiya rulers who developed large number of the Irrigation tanks.
★ April 12: An interactive website designed by Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) to provide one step information to job aspirants was launched by Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan at Rajbhavan.
★ July 3: Telanganakku Haritha Haram programme was launched by Chief minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao at Chilukuru village (Rangareddy District). The main objective of Haritha Haram Programme is to built the Telangana into a green city by planning which may covers to atleast l/3rd of the state Geographical Area.