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Telangana Government Designates ‘Jaya Jayahe Telangana’ as State Song

Why is it in the news?

  • Telangana Govt Declares ‘Jaya Jayahe Telangana’ As State Song, No Decision Yet on State Emblem.

More about the news:

  • Telangana Chief Minister A. Revanth Reddy announced the approval of ‘Jaya Jayahe Telangana’ as the state song, available in two versions – a shorter one of two-and-a-half minutes and a full 13.3-minute rendition.
  • Penned by Andesri two decades ago, the song served as a source of inspiration during the struggle for separate statehood and has been endorsed without alterations.
  • Renowned music composer M.M. Keeravani has composed the music for the anthem.
Telangana Formation Day:

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Celebrated: June 2 (every year)

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Objective: To marks the day of the formation of Telangana as an independent state in India.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 The Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act (2014) bifurcated Andhra Pradesh into two separate states, namely, the Andhra Pradesh (residuary) and the Telangana.

Four Icons of Telangana:

  • State Bird – Palapitta (Indian Roller or Blue Jay).
  • State Animal – Jinka (Deer).
  • State Tree – Jammi Chettu (Prosopis Cineraria).
  • State Flower – Tangedu (Tanner鈥檚 Cassia).

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