Decade after bifurcation, Hyderabad no longer common capital

Former PM Jawaharlal Nehru once equated merger of Telugu states to a marriage alliance, and said, "If they do not get on, they can divorce”.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 01, 2024 | 6:17 PMUpdatedJun 01, 2024 | 6:19 PM

Bifurcation issues of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh

On 2 June, the 10-year period for Hyderabad being the joint capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh expires. From this Sunday, Hyderabad becomes the sole capital of Telangana. Andhra Pradesh needs its capital and the new incoming government has the task of clearing the capital blues, whether one or three capitals or if Hyderabad remains the capital for some more time.

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