What are the consequences of 9th December 2009 Declaration?

What are the consequences of 9th December 2009 Declaration?

Ans:  On 9th December 2009, the then finance minister P. Chidambaram announced the beginning of process of formation of Telangana. As a reaction some of the Coastal Andhra public representatives resigned for their membership to Lokh Sabha. Though not much serious they took care to make it appear that they were very severely offended with the announcement. On 23rd December 2009, Central Government made another statement contradicting the first one.

As a reaction to second statement by Central Government, Telangana people intensified their agitation. Central government called for an all party meeting to find a possible solution to the issue.

After this meeting Justice Sri Krishna Committee was appointed. Sri Krishna committee submitted its report in December 2010 and on 6th January 2011 Central Government released it to the public. Telangana people continued their agitations till 2013. On 30 July 2013, Congress Working Committee announced that it is willing to form Telangana State with 10 districts, which include Hyderabad.

On 5th August 2013, Central Minister P. Chidambaram announced that the process of formation of Telangana is started. After this announcement K.C.R. ceased his happily announced that, all the credit for achieving statehood to Telangana goes to all the Telangana martyrs.


Intrigues of Coastal Andhra leaders: Coastal Andhra leaders immediately started intrigues after 9th December 2009 announcement.

On 15th December 2009, Both TDP and Congress Andhra M.P.s displayed placards in Parliament against 9th December 2009 announcement of Separate Telagnana.

On 15th December 2009, Lagadapati Rajagopal, M.P. from Vijayawada started a fake hunger strike. When police tried to arrest him, he escaped to Hyderabad and admitted in NIMS Hospital. The video of his entry into NIMS hospital became a big laughing stock.

Due to the lobbying of Andhra leaders, Congress government at centre withdrew its 9th December statement regarding Telangana.

On 23rd December 2009, P. Chidambaram, the then central home minister announced that a resolution of Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly is a must for the formation of Telangana. Now the ball is in the court of Andhra leaders. Disappointed, Osmania University students started agitations.

On 24th December 2009, Nagam Janardhan reddy of Telugu Desham Party visited Osmania University to express his solidarity to the agitation organized by Osmania University students for separate Telangana. As Telugu Desham Party was against separate statehood to Telangana, students did not like his visit and attacked on him.

After this JAC organized many programs till separate statehood for Telangana is achieved.

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