The demand for Telangana state has been accepeted by the government of India on 9th December 2009 paving the way for the formation of 29th state of India.
10 out of the total 23 districts of present Andhra Pradesh will be moving to the proposed Telangana State. As per 2001 census estimate polulation of Telangana region is more than 30 million.
Mostly the nortern region of Andhra Pradesh cover the proposed Telangana State.
The formation of the 29th State has now opened new hope for the formation of Harit Pradesh – in Western Uttar Pradesh, Bundelkhand in south Uttar Pradesh and North Madhya Pradesh, Gorkhaland in West Bengal and Vidarbha in East Maharashtra.
Only time will tell how many new States will be formed and how the formation of new States will bring in growth in those regions.