You would think that people would not even ask this question. You would think that people have some common sense. But then you are reminded – that in
…khammam, adilabad, nizamabad etc etc then take them all; leave
...I accept telangana movement was since last 50 yrs but everytime, they ask for
And you know why 'T' state debate is still dragging because u want a very very well developed part into
Do land-locked states fail economically?
One guy puts his opposition to Telangana because it will be a land-locked state. He writes:
Land-locked ecomonies represents a significant economic handicap and a barrier to growth. Most of the worlds poorest countries are landlocked.
What this guy doesn’t know is that some of the affluent nations are also landlocked.
Of the 50 poorest countries in the world, only 16 countries are land-locked. The rest- the 34 countries are poor though they are not land-locked. Actually it looks like you are poor based on where you are- if you are an island or in
The countries which rank in the 50 poorest but are NOT land-locked include, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kiribati, Liberia, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sudan, East Timor, Togo, Tuvalu, Tanzania, Vanuatu, and Yemen.
Even if it made sense that being land-locked provides a handicap, should
And for a formation of a state within a nation does it really matter if it is landlocked? Can't one go to a port through another state since they are all part of the same nation? Is
Do new states take long time to form?
One guy writes:
…separate state takes a long time to form in today's government. It was easier before, now it isn't as easy.
No examples given. On the other hand, we have seen that Chattisgarh, Uttarkhand and Jharkhand came into existence overnight. Was it difficult to form a new state?
Will the new state has to grapple new problems like crime?
The same guy writes:
…The state will be too busy trying to form new rules, so crime, and other factors will incorporate in it. Not to mention
Idiocy level in this statement is too much. Can’t answer it now.
Map Source: http://www.cultureholidays.com/states/images/andhra-map.jpg
Update: The subsequent part of this blog is at Telangana V.