Telangana landlocked state & borders - Indian and World Geography

Q.  Which of the following statements is / are correct?

1. Telangana is landlocked state
2. It shares border with Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka ,Andhra Pradesh and Orissa.

- Published on 10 Jul 15

a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 and 2
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Both 1 and 2
The state of Telangana was officially formed on 2 June 2014. Most of it was part of the princely state of Hyderabad, ruled by the Nizam of Hyderabad during the British Raj, joining the Union of India in 1948. In 1956, the Hyderabad state was dissolved as part of the linguistic reorganization of states, and the Telugu speaking part of Hyderabad state, known as Telangana, was merged with former Andhra State to form Andhra Pradesh.

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