What is the history of Telangana?

What is the history of Telangana?

Telangana, as a geographical and political entity was born on June 2, 2014 as the 29th and the youngest state in Union of India. However, as an economic, social, cultural and historical entity it has a glorious history of at least two thousand five hundred years or more.

What is the historical importance of Telangana?

The name “Telangana” refers to the word Trilinga Desa, earned due to the presence of three ancient Shiva Temples at Kaleshwaram, Srisailam, and Draksharamam. A more historical reasoning is that during the reign of Nizams, the region was known as Telugu Angana to differentiate it from the areas where Marathi was spoken.

Who is the father of Telangana history?

Kothapalli Jayashankar (6 August 1934 – 21 June 2011), popularly known as Professor Jayashankar, was an Indian academic and social activist. He was a leading ideologue of the Telangana Movement. He fought for a separate state beginning in 1952.

What is the festival of Telangana?

The regions major cultural events celebrated are “Kakatiya Festival” and Deccan Festival along with religious festivals Bonalu, Bathukamma, Dasara, Ugadi, Sankranthi, Milad un Nabi and Ramadan.

What is Telangana dance?

Perini Sivathandavam (Perini Śivathandavam) or Perini Thandavam is an ancient dance form, from Telangana, which has been revived in recent times. It originated and prospered in Telangana, during the Kakatiya dynasty.

What is Telangana art?

Bidri craft is the pride of the Telangana region. This unique art of silver engraved on metal was brought initially by Iran migrants to the region. Bidri art involves using an alloy of Copper and Zinc, called Gunmetal.

What is the music of Telangana?

The state has the perfect amalgamation of Carnatic and folk music. Kancherlu Gopanna, who is popularly known as Bhakta Ramadasu, was one of the most popular Carnatic music composers. He was also an ardent devotee of Lord Rama. During the Telangana agitation, the folk songs of this region played a very important role.

Who is Telangana Home Minister?

Council of Ministers (Present)

Name of the Minister Portfolio Room No.
Sri Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao Chief Minister, All the portfolios not allocated to any Minister
Sri Md. Mohamood Ali Home, Prisons and Fire Services
Sri A. Indrakaran Reddy Forest & Environment and S, Endowments and Law