Andhra Pradesh Formation Day

  • Marks the creation of Andhra Pradesh state on 1st November 1956.
  • Based on the Gentleman’s Agreement, 1956 and the States Reorganisation Act, Telugu-speaking areas of Hyderabad state were attached to Andhra State.
  • Hyderabad was made the capital.
  • Earlier, Andhra State was formed by separating Telugu-speaking districts from Madras State.
  • Andhra State was formed on 1st October 1953, with Kurnool as the capital. 
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