When some commenters asked me whether I would be opposed to a separate
That doesn’t mean I would encourage it in the present crisis. What I meant by that is - if such a case arises in future, I wouldn’t be opposed to it just for the heck of opposing every separation.
In the current context, a demand for separate
So, what’s so right about Telangana people asking for
To begin with, you would think that such a ridiculous proposition - that
Wasn’t the thought of creating a
Telangana has its own culture and tradition and has its own history which is not necessarily linked to rest of Andhra. Yes, language is the binding factor. But just because the language is binding factor, do we ask for a single Hindi state in
Can the immigrants of a land ask for a separate status by flooding a city or a piece of land? Isn’t the basic premise for plebiscite in
Imagine the immigrants of Mumbai cutting the city away from
Just because your forefathers have invested in a city does not make it yours. If that is case, half of
As much as
All this discussion about creating a separate
Legitimizing this new demand is tantamount to further exacerbating the plight of Telangana, depriving them of their access to opportunity and development, furthering their situation which has brought its fate to this threshold – where they demand a separate state.
The demand for a separate state for
I reject the demands for a separate state for
The way whether North-east becomes a new nation or not is not a topic of discussion with