(Syllabus) Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC)
Group – I Services Exam
SCHEME OF EXAMINATION
|Preliminary Test: General Studies & Mental ability
(Objective Type) 150 Questions
|(A) Written Examination (Main): General English
|Paper-I General Essay
It will have to cover the
1. Contemporary Social issues and Social Problems.
2. Issues of Economic Growth and Justic
3. Dynamics of Indian Politics
4. Historical and Cultural Heritage of India
5. Developments in Science and Technology
6. Education and Human Resource Development.
|Paper-II – History, Culture and Geography
and Culture of India, with special reference to Modern Period (1757
to 1947 A.D)
2. History and Cultural Heritage of Telangana
3. Geography of India and Telangana
|Paper –III – Indian Society, Constitution and Governance
1. Indian Society, Structure, Issues and Social Movements
2. Constitution of India
|Paper –IV – Economy and Development
1. Indian Economy
2. Telangana Economy
3. Development and Environmental Problems
|Paper- V – Science & Technology and Data Interpretation
1. The role and impact of Science and Technology
2. Modern Trends in application of knowledge of Science
3. Data Interpretation and Problem Solving
:: Detailed Syllabus ::
GENERAL STUDIES AND MENTAL ABILITY (PRELIMINARY TEST)
1. Current Affairs – Regional, National & International.
2. International Relations and Events.
3. General Science; India’s Achievements in Science and Technology.
4. Environmental Issues: Disaster Management- Prevention and Mitigation
5. Economic and Social Development of India.
6. World Geography, Indian Geography and Geography of Telangana state.
7. History and Cultural Heritage of India.
8. Indian Constitution and Polity.
9. Governance and Public Policy in India.
10. Policies of Telangana State.
11. Society, Culture, Heritage, Arts and Literature of Telangana.
12. Social Exclusion: Rights issues such as Gender, Caste, Tribe, Disability
etc. and inclusive policies.
13. Logical Reasoning: Analytical Ability and Data Interpretation.
Written Examination (Main)
General English (Qualifying Test) (X CLASS STANDARD, QUALIFYING FOR
1. Spotting Errors – Spelling; Punctuation
2. Fill in the blanks – Prepositions; Conjunctions; Verb tenses
3. Re-writing sentences – Active and Passive voice; Direct & Reported Speech;
Usage of Vocabulary
4. Jumbled sentences
6. Précis Writing
8. Letter Writing
PAPER-I: GENERAL ESSAY
(Candidate should write three Essays, selecting one from each Section
compulsorily. Each Section contains three Questions. Each Essay carries 50
1. Contemporary Social Issues and Social Problems.
2. Issues of Economic Growth and Justice.
1. Dynamics of Indian Politics.
2. Historical and Cultural Heritage of India.
1. Developments in Science and Technology.
2. Education and Human Resource Development.
PAPER-II: HISTORY, CULTURE AND GEOGRAPHY
I. History and Culture of India, with special reference to Modern Period
(1757 to 1947 A.D.)
1. Early Indian Civilizations-Indus and Vedic; Emergence of
Religious Movements in the sixth century BC - Jainism and Buddhism; Indo- Greek
Art and Architecture – Gandhara, Mathura and Amaravathi Schools; Social and
Cultural condition under the Mauryan, Satavahanas and Guptas .
2. Advent of Islam and its impact on Indian Society – Nature
and significance of Bhakti and Sufi Movements; Contribution of Kakatiya, and
Vijayanagara rulers to Language, Literature, Art and Architecture: the
contribution of Delhi Sultans and Mughals to Language , Literature, Art,
Architecture and Fine Arts, Monuments; Emergence of Composite Culture in the
Deccan and India.
3. The Establishment of British Colonial Rule in India:
Carnatic Wars , Battle of Plassey, AngloMysore, Anglo-Maratha and Anglo-Sikh
Wars; Economic Impact of British Colonial Rule: Land Revenue Settlements in
British India; -Commercialization of Agriculture; Rise of Landless Agrarian
Labour; Famines and Poverty;De-industrialization; Decline of Traditional Crafts;
Drain of Wealth; Growth of Trade and Commerce- Economic Transformation of India;
Railroads, Transport and Communication Network- Telegraph and Postal Services.
4. Anti – British uprisings: Tribal and Peasant revolts in
the Nineteenth Century-Causes and Consequences of 1857 revolt. Factors
responsible for the rise of Indian Nationalism; Rise and Growth of Socio-
Religious and Anti-Caste Movements: Brahma Samaj, Arya Samaj, Aligarh Movement,
Satya Shodak Samaj, Jotiba and Savithribhai Phule, Pandita Ramabai, Narayana
Guru, Ayyankali, Annie Beasant; Non- Brahmin, Justice and Self-Respect
Movements: Periyar, Mahatma Gandhi, Ambedkar and others.
5. Three Phases of Indian Freedom Struggle, 1885-1947. The
rise and growth of All India Kisan Sabha, Workers and Tribal movements; Issue of
Gender and Women’s movement; Growth of Socialist and Communist Movements; Growth
of Communalism; Independence and Partition of India.
II. History and Cultural Heritage of Telangana.
1. History and culture of Ancient Telangana – Satavahanas, Ikshvakus and
Vishnukundins; Rise and growth of Jainism and Buddhism; Socio-Cultural -
Conditions- Language, Literature, Art and Architecture.
2. Medeival Telangana and the emergence of composite culture
- Kakatiyas and Velama kingdoms and their contribution to Socio- Cultural
Development, Literature, Music, Dance, Art and Architecture; Qutub Shahis and
their contribution to Telugu literature, art and architecture. Protest Movements
against Kakatiyas and Qutub Shahis- Sammakka Sarakka and Sarvaipapanna
3. The Establishment of Asaf Jahi Dynasty – Salar Jung
Reforms and Modernization of Telangana ; Socio- Economic development under the
Nizams – Land Tenures and Social System, Jagirdars, Deshmukhs etc.and Vetti–
British Paramountcy and Nizam- Revolt of 1857 in Hyderabad and the role of Turre
Baz Khan; Socio- Economic Development during the rule of the sixth and seventh
Nizams - Growth of Railways, Transport and Communication System, Establishment
of Industries, Educational Institutions – Monuments of Asaf Jahi period.
4. Socio-Cultural Awaking in Telangana- Andhra Sarasvath
Parishat – Literary and Library Movements; Establishment of Nizam Rashtra Andhra
Jana Sangham – Andhra Mahasabha – Social Reform Movements -Brahma Samaj, Arya
Samaj and Adi- Hindu and Dalit Movements, Role of Bhagyareddy Varma- Andhra
Mahila Sabha and the growth of Women’s Movement. Role of Hyderabad State Cogress
and Vandemataram Movement.
5. Peoples Movement against the Nizam’s Rule – Adivasi
revolts – Ramji Gond and Kumaram BheemuTelangana Peasants Armed Struggle – Role
of Andhra Mahasabha and the Communists –MajlisIttehadul- Muslimeen Party,
Rajakars and Kasim Razvi – Police Action and the End of Nizam’s Rule –
Integration of Hyderabad State into Indian Union.
III. Geography of India and Telangana.
1. India – Physical setting, Physiography, Drainage, Climate-
Mechanism of Monsoon, effect of ElNino and La Niño, Rainfall variability- Floods
and Drought, Soils, Vegetation and WildlifeDegradation and Conservation
Measures. Major Minerals and Energy Resources- distribution and conservation,
Energy Crisis – role of non-conventional energy resources. Marine Resources –
Economic significance, EEZ. Water resources – availability, problems of inter –
state Water sharing, Conservation Measures.
2. Agriculture and Irrigation – Major Food and Non-Food
crops, Agro Climatic Regions, Green Revolution, recent trends in Agriculture;
Major Irrigation Projects and Command Area Development; Industries- Major
Industries - Iron and Steel, Cotton Textiles, Cement, Sugar, Automobile, IT, &
Food Processing Industries, Localisation Factors, Industrial Corridors &
Economic Development; Transportation: Means of Transportation, Role of Road and
Rail Network in Economic Development, Highways and Express Highways; Major Ports
– changing trends and direction of India’s Trade - role of WTO; Strategic
location of India in the Indian Ocean; Population – distribution, growth,
Demographic characteristics, Demographic dividend and transition, HDI,
Population problems and Policies. Urbanisation process- Spatial pattern, growth
of Megacities, problems of Urban Growth and Policies, concept of Smart Cities.
3. Geographical extent of Hyderabad State and present
Telangana State Physical setting, Relief, Climate, Rivers, Soils, Forest cover
and Wild life–distribution, depletion and conservation. Minerals and Energy
resources - Coal, Iron and Limestone distribution. Thermal and Hydro Power
Projects – Problems and Prospects.
4. Agriculture- Rainfed/Dry land Agriculture, Drought prone
areas and Mitigation Measures. Sources of Irrigation: Canals, Tanks and Wells,
Depletion of Ground Water and its conservation- Mission Kakatiya. Industries –
Cement, Sugar, Pharma, Electronic, Tourism, IT, ITIR, SEZs. Handicrafts and
Household Industries and their problems. Road and Rail Network distribution and
role in Economic Development. Population - distribution, growth, density,
demographic characteristics (sex ratio, age, literacy, etc.,) Tribal Population
- distribution, problems of Tribal areas and policies for Tribal Area
5. Urbanisation in Telangana State, Spatio-temporal changes,
Urban Growth and Migration. Evolution and phases of Urban Growth of Hyderabad,
transformation from historical to modern cosmopolitan Megapolis, Primacy of
Hyderabad in Telangana State, City structure, Industries and Industrial estates,
urban infrastructure and transport - ORR and Metro - Problems and Planning -
role of GHMC and HUDA (Metropolitan Development Plan – 2031, HMDA), Hyderabad as
a Tourist Centre and Global city
PAPER –III – INDIAN SOCIETY, CONSTITUTION AND GOVERNANCE
I. Indian Society, Structure, Issues and Social Movements
1. Indian Society: Salient features, Unity in Diversity; Family, Marriage,
Kinship, Caste, Tribe, Religion, Language; Rural – Urban continuum; Multi-culturalism.
2. Social Exclusion and Vulnerable Groups: Scheduled Castes, Scheduled
Tribes, Backward Classes, Minorities, Women, Children, Aged and Disabled.
3. Social Issues: Poverty; Unemployment, Child Labour, Violence against
Women; Regionalism; Communalism and Secularism; Corruption; Caste Conflicts,
Problems of Agricultural Labour; Urbanization; Development and Displacement;
Environmental Degradation; Sustainable Development; Population Explosion;
Agrarian Distress; Migration.
4. (a)Social Issues in Telangana: Vetti; Jogini and Devadasi System; Girl
Child; Flourosis; Child Labour; Migrant Labour; Child Marriages.
(b) Social Movements in Telangana.
5. Social Policies and Programmes in India and Telangana:
Policies for Women, Children, Aged and Disabled; Policies for Scheduled Castes,
Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes and Minorities; Environmental Policy;
Population Policy; Policy on Education; Policy on Health; Poverty Alleviation
Programmes; Welfare Schemes for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward
Classes, Women, Children, Minorities, Aged and Disabled.
II. Constitution of India
1. Evolution of Indian Constitution: Role of the Drafting Committee;
Constitutional Philosophy and Preamble; Salient features & Basic Structure;
2. Fundamental Rights: Nature and Scope; Expanding horizons
of Fundamental Rights; Enforceability against State and others;Welfare State and
Distributive Justice under the Constitution; Directive Principles of State
Policy - Rule of Law and Fundamental Duties.
3. System of Government: Parliamentary system, Central
Government: President, Prime Minister & Council of Ministers; Parliament: Powers
and Functions; State Government: Governor, Chief Minister & Council of
Ministers; Legislature: Powers and Functions, Legislative Privileges.
4. Judicial System in India: Supreme Court, High Courts & Administrative
Tribunals; Subordinate Judiciary; Judicial Review and Judicial Activism;
Independence of Judiciary and Judicial Accountability.
5. Federal system: Centre-State Relations- Issues and
Challenges pertaining to the Federal Structure; Local Self-Government 73rd and
74th Constitutional Amendments for sharing of powers - Panchayat Raj and
Municipal Institutions; Resolution of Inter-State disputes with reference to
Water DisputesChallenges of Implementation.
1. Governance and Good Governance, E-Governance-Applications
and Models; Governance at Union level- Cabinet Secretariat, Prime Minister's
Office (PMO), Central Secretariat, Ministries and Departments; Constitutional
bodies-Finance Commission, Election Commission, Union Public Service Commission,
Comptroller and Auditor General of India, National Human Rights Commission,
National Commissions for SCs/ST/Minorities and Women; Parliamentary
CommitteesEstimates Committee, Public Accounts Committee, Committee on Public
2. Governance at State and District levels-Secretariat and
Directorates and their relationships; District Administration-Role of Collector,
Institutions of Rural and Urban Governance-Powers and Functions, Systems for
delivery of Services; Cooperatives, State Finance Commission; Devolution of
Powers and Finances-Issues and Challenges. Development Corporations for SCs, STs,
B.Cs, Minorities and Disabled Welfare; Control over Administration-Legislative,
Executive and Judicial Control.
3. Programmes, Agencies and Institutions working for the
development of Urban and Rural Areas; People Centred Participatory Development;
Poverty Alleviation Programmes; Women Empowerment and Inclusive Growth; Rights
related to Health, Food Security and Education-Issues and Challenges.
4. Debates on Development and Development Processes; State
and Provision of Services; State and Market; Involvement of Civil
Society-Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and NGOs; SelfHelp Groups, (SHGs),
Charities and Stakeholders, Public-Private Partnerships (PPP); Corporate Social
5. Ethics and Values of Administration; Neutrality of Civil
Services, Committed Bureaucracy, Politician and Civil Servant Relations; Citizen
Charters, Gender Sensitization; Transparency and Accountability of
Administration; Prevention of Corruption in Administration- Central Vigilance
Commission, Central Bureau of Investigation, Lokpal, Lokayuktha, ACB and
Consumer Protection Mechanisms; Application and Impact of Right to Information
Act-2005; Administrative Reforms.
PAPER –IV – ECONOMY AND DEVELOPMENT
I. Indian Economy and Development.
1. National Income -Concepts and Measurement of National Income- Nominal and
Real Income; Structure and growth of Indian economy – Sectoral trends in
National Income of India
2. Poverty and Unemployment: Concepts of Poverty - Income-based Poverty ,
non-income Povertycapability approach (Human Poverty Index) , Measurement of
Poverty and trends in Poverty; Concepts, estimates and trends of Unemployment
3. Money and Banking: Money supply, Structure of Indian Banking and
non-banking financial institutions; Reforms in Banking sector; Regulation of
credit by RBI
4. Public Finance: Tax structure, Central and state taxes;
Government expenditure in revenue and capital account; Public debt: composition-
internal and external debt; Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy; Union Budget: Budget
5. Planning in Indian economy: Objectives, Priorities, Strategies,
Achievements of Five Year Plans; 12th FYP - Inclusive growth ; NITI Aayog;
Liberalization, Privatisation, Globalisation: Features and Implications.
II. Telangana Economy.
1. Telangana economy in Hyderabad State (Agriculture, Industry and Trade);
Telangana economy in United AP (1956-2014)- Deprivation and Under development;
Structure and Growth of Telangana economy: Sectoral trends in GSDP ; Per capita
income; Income inequalities and Poverty.
2. Human resources: Demographic Structure and Transition , Demographic
dividend , (sex ratio, fertility rate, mortality rates) ; Literacy and
3. Land reforms: I generation (1947-1970) and II generation land reforms
(1970 onwards)- Abolition of Intermediaries : Zamindari, Jagirdari and Inamdari
-Tenancy Reforms : Land ceiling ; Land alienation in Scheduled areas ; Impact of
4. Agriculture and Allied sectors: Trends in share of crop
and allied sectors in GSDP; Distribution of land holdings; Trends in Irrigation
; Problems of dry land Agriculture; Dependence on Agriculture; Cropping pattern
Trends ; Trends in productivity; Agricultural Credit, Extension and Marketing;
Cooperatives and Producer Companies
5. Industry and Service sectors: Industrial development;
Structure and growth of industrial sector, Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)
sector , Revival of sick industries; Industrial infrastructure- Power;
Industrial Policy of Telangana; Structure and growth of service sector;
employment trends in Industry and Service sectors; Information and Communication
Technology (ICT) Policy of Telangana.
III. Development and Environmental Problems
1. Environment vs Development: Definition of Environment , Environmentalism;
Environmental Protection Policy, Environmental Policy Instruments.
2. Natural resources: Forest resources- Commercialization of
forests - Forest Acts vs Forest dwellers/ users; Water: surface water and
groundwater, competing demand for water - drinking, industrial and agriculture;
Land resources: competing uses of land- food, feed, fuel, and fibre; Mining and
Environment; Sustainability of natural resources.
3. Eco systems and Bio-diversity: Ecology and Eco-system; Food chains in Eco
systems, Typology of eco system; Bio diversity and its conservation, Types of
Bio diversity, threat to Bio diversity.
4. Environment pollution and solid waste management, types of solid waste,
factors affecting solid waste generation, impact of solid waste, recycling and
5. Global Environment Issues: Climate Change, Global Warming and its impact,
PAPER- V – SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY AND DATA INTERPRETATION
I. The role and impact of Science and Technology.
1. Classical and Emerging areas of Science & Technology :
Value addition by Science & Technology, Current Science & Technology
developments in India and importance of Science & Technology as an engine for
National Development ; Industrial development & Urbanization.
2. National Policy of Science & Technology: changes in Policy from time to
time: Technology missions - ICT: Basics in Computers, Robotics, Nano technology
3. Space program in India and its applications with special reference to
industrial, agricultural and other rural development activities, INSAT, IRS
systems, EDUSAT and Chandrayaan-1 and future programme.
4. Application of Space Technology in India with references to Education,
Agriculture and Industry. Climatic change, Floods, Cyclone, Tsunami, Natural and
Manmade Disaster Management.
5. Energy Resources: Energy demands, Indian energy scenario-
hydel, thermal and nuclear. Importance of renewable resources - Solar, Wind,
small/Mini/Micro hydel, Biomass, waste based, geothermal, tidal & fuel cells.
Energy security - Role of Science & Technology, Bio-fuel cultivation and
II. Modern Trends in application of knowledge of Science.
1. Crop Science in India; Characteristics of Plants - Crop plants, Forest
species, Medicinal Aromatic plants, Useful and Harmful plants and utility for
2. Concept of Biotechnology and application of genetic engineering and Stem
Cell Research. Biotechnology in Agriculture (bio-fertilizers, bio - pesticides,
bio- fuels, tissue culture, cloning) and Environment (Biotechnology in
Environmental cleanup process)
3. Food bio-technology, Food safety and Food quality standards, Food Laws and
Regulations. Recent trends in organic farming and farm mechanization. Safe
Drinking Water – Defluoridation and other Techniques.
4. Microbial infections; Introduction to bacterial, viral,
protozoal and fungal infections. Basic knowledge of infections caused by
different groups of micro organisms- diarrhoea, dysentery, cholera,
tuberculosis, malaria, viral infections like HIV, encephalitis, chikungunya,
bird flu- preventive measures during out breaks.
5. Vaccines: Introduction to immunity, Fundamental concepts in vaccination
and traditional methods of vaccine production ( production of DPT and Rabies
vaccine), Production of modern vaccines (production of Hepatitis Vaccine).
III. Data Interpretation and Problem Solving.
1. Data Analysis – Analytical Interpretation of statistical Data, Study of
Graphs and Charts - Bar graphs, Line graphs and Pie- charts and drawing
2. Problems based on Tabular and Diagrammatical Data - Problems based on
Probability Logical Reasoning, Analytical and Mental ability.
3. Quantitative Aptitude – Number Sequences, Series, Averages, Number
Systems, Ratio and Proportion, Profit and Loss.
4. Time and Work, Speed -Time – Distance, Simple Interest, Analytical and
5. Decision Making and Problem Solving: A duly structured situation will be
presented to the candidates and they will be asked to analyze and suggest their
own solution to the problem arising out of situations.
PAPER-VI - TELANGANA MOVEMENT AND STATE FORMATION
I. The idea of Telangana (1948-1970)
1. Historical Background: Telangana as a distinctive cultural
unit in Hyderabad Princely State, its geographical, cultural, socio, political
and economic features- People of Telagangana- castes, tribes, religion, arts,
crafts, languages, dialects, fairs, festivals and important places in Telangana.
Administration in Hyderabad Princely State and Administrative Reforms of Salar
Jung and Origins of the issue of Mulkis-Non-Mulkis; Employment and Civil
Services Rules under Mir Osman Ali Khan, VII Nizam’s Farman of 1919 and
Definition of Mulki - Establishment of Nizam’s Subjects League known as the
Mulki League 1935 and its Significance; Merger of Hyderabad State into Indian
Union in 1948; Employment Policies under Military Rule and Vellodi,1948-52;
Violation of Mulki-Rules and Its Implications.
2. Hyderabad State in Independent India- Formation of Popular
Ministry under Burgula Ramakrishna Rao and 1952 Mulki-Agitation; Demand for
Employment of Local people and City College IncidentIts importance. Justice
Jagan Mohan Reddy Committee Report, 1953 – Initial debates and demand for
Telangana State-Reasons for the Formation of States Reorganization Commission (SRC)
under Fazal Ali in 1953-Main Provisions and Recommendations of SRC-Dr. B. R.
Ambedkar’s views on SRC and smaller states.
3. Formation of Andhra Pradesh, 1956: Gentlemen’s Agreement -
its Provisions and Recommendations; Telangana Regional Committee, Composition,
Functions and Performace - Violation of SafeguardsMigration from Coastal Andhra
Region and its Consequences;Post-1970 Development Scenario in Telangana-Agriculture,
Irrigation, Power, Education, Employment, Medical and Health etc.
4. Violation of Employment and Service Rules: Origins of
Telangana Agitation- Protest in Kothagudem and other places, Fast unto Death by
Ravindranath; 1969 Agitation for Separate Telangana. Role of Intellectuals,
Students, Employees in Jai Telangana Movement.
5. Formation of Telangana Praja Samithi and Course of
Movement - the Spread of Telangana Movement- Major Events, Leaders and
Personalities- All Party Accord – Go 36 - Suppression of Telangana Movement and
its Consequences-The Eight Point and Five-Point Formulas-Implications.
II. Mobilisational phase (1971 -1990)
1. Court Judgements on Mulki Rules- Jai Andhra Movement and
its Consequences- Six Point Formula 1973, and its Provisions; Article 371-D,
Presidential Order, 1975-Officers (Jayabharat Reddy) Committee Report- G.O. 610
(1985); its Provisions and Violations- Reaction and Representations of Telangana
2. Rise and Spread of Naxalite Movement, causes and
consequences - Anti-Landlord Struggles in Jagityala-Siricilla, North Telangana;
Rytu-Cooli Sanghams; Alienation of Tribal Lands and Adivasi Resistance- Jal,
Jungle, and Zamin.
3. Rise of Regional Parties in 1980’s and Changes in the
Political, Socio-Economic and Cultural fabric of Telangana- Notion of Telugu
Jathi and suppression of Telangana identity- Expansion of new economy in
Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana; Real Estate, Contracts, Finance
Companies; Film, Media and Entertainment Industry; Corporate Education and
Hospitals etc; Dominant Culture and its implications for Telangana self respect,
Dialect, Language and Culture.
4. Liberalization and Privatisation Policies in 1990’s and
their consequences - Emergence of regional disparities and imbalances in
political power, administration, education, employment- Agrarian crisis and
decline of Handicrafts in Telangana and its impact on Telangana Society and
5. Quest for Telangana identity-intellectual discussions and debates-
political and ideological efforts – Growth of popular unrest against regional
disparities, discrimination and under development of Telangana.
III. Towards Formation of Telangana State (1991-2014)
1. Public awakening and Intellectual reaction against
discrimination- formation of Civil society organisation, Articulation of
separate Telanagana Identity; Initial organisations raised the issues of
separate Telangana; Telangana Information Trust - Telangana Aikya Vedika,
Bhuvanagiri Sabha - Telangana Jana Sabha, Telangana Maha Sabha - Warangal
Decleration - Telangana Vidyarthula Vedika; etc., Efforts of Telangana Congress
& BJP in highlighting the issue
2. Establishment of Telangana Rashtra Samithi in 2001,
Political Realignment and Electoral Alliances in 2004 and later Phase of
Telangana Movement – TRS in UPA- Girgliani Committee- Telangana Employees Joint
Action Committee - Pranab Mukherjee Committee- 2009-Elections-AlliancesTelangana
in Election Manifestos- The agitation against Hyderabad as Free-zone - and
Demand for separate Statehood- Fast-Unto-Death by K.Chandra Shekar Rao-Formation
of Political Joint Action Committee (2009)
3. Role of Political Parties-TRS, Congress, B.J.P., Left
parties, T.D.P., M.I.M and other political parties such as Telangana Praja
Front, Telangana United Front etc., Dalit-Bahujan Sanghams and Grass roots
Movement organisations - Other Joint Action Committees and popular protests-
Suicides for the cause of Telangana
4. Cultural Revivalism in Telangana, other symbolic
expressions in Telangana Movement- Literary forms- performing arts and other
cultural expressions- writers, poets, singers, intellectuals, Artists,
Journalists, Students, Employees, Advocates, Doctors, NRIs, women, Civil society
groups, organised and unorganised sectors, castes, communities and other social
groups in transforming the agitation into a mass movement - Intensification of
Movement, Forms of Protest and Major events: Sakalajanula Samme, Non-Cooperation
Movement; Million March, etc.,
5. Parliamentary Process; UPA Government’s stand on Telangana-
All-Party Meeting- Anthony Committee- Statements on Telangana by Central Home
Minister - Sri Krishna Committee Report and its Recommendations, AP Assembly and
Parliamentary proceedings on Telangana, Declaration of Telangana State in
Parliament, Andhra Pradesh State Reorganization Act, 2014- Elections and victory
of Telangana Rashtra Samithi and the first Government of Telangana State.