Newly-formed Telangana state policemen march past the new state's coat-of-arms
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New state of Telangana is born in southern India

India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh has formally split in two, with its northern area carved out to create a new state called Telangana.

It follows prolonged protests by residents of Telangana, who felt the region had long been neglected.

  • 02 Jun 2014
  • From the section Asia
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