Telangana General Knowledge
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due to contention for the throne among his sons, who were aided by opportunistic neighbouring states and colonial foreign forces. In 1769, Hyderabad city became the formal capital of the nizams. The nizam Nasir-ud-dawlah, Asaf Jah IV signed the Subsidiary Alliance with the British in
Kota gullu, temple ruins built in the 12th century by Kakatiyas at Ghanpur, Mulug in warangal district
A 14th century fort ruins at Rachakonda in Nalgonda district. The Telangana area experienced its golden age during the reign of the Kakatiya dynasty , which ruled most parts of the present day Andhra Pradesh and Telangana from 1083 to 1323 CE. Rudrama Devi and Prataparudra II were prominent rulers from the Kakatiya dynasty. The dynasty weakened Telangana The Youngest State of India
1799 and lost its control over the state's defence and foreign affairs. Hyderabad State became a princely state among the presidencies and provinces of British India.
revolted against the local feudal landlords jagirdars and deshmukhs and later against the nizam Osman Ali Khan. The violent phase of the movement ended after the Government of India's Operation polo. Starting in 1951, the CPI shifted to a more moderate strategy of seeking to bring communism to India within the framework of Indian democracy.
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Telangana was the seat of numerous dynasties. Chowmahalla Palace was home to the nizams of Hyderabad.
Post-independence When India became independent from the British Empire in 1947, the nizam of Hyderabad did not want to merge with the Indian Union and wanted to remain independent. The Government of India annexed Hyderabad State on 17 September 1948 after a military operation called Operation Polo. 13 It appointed a civil servant, M. K. Vellodi, as first chief minister of Hyderabad State on 26 January 1950. 18 He administered the state with the help of English-educated bureaucrats from the Madras and Bombay states, who were familiar with British systems of administration unlike the bureaucrats of Hyderabad state who used a completely different administrative system. The official language of the state was switched from Urdu to English. In 1952, Dr. Burgula Ramakrishna Rao was elected