The fight for the division of Andhra Pradesh, which has sparked a big debate in the state as well as National media, has been creating lot of outrage in the state quite for past few years. But on July 30, the ruling Congress party has announced its intention to carve Telangana out of Andhra Pradesh as the 29th state of Republic of India. With this, the Govt has sparked a new debate on its election policy in media.
The separation of Telangana and Seemandhra has received mixed opinions from people of different spheres of life in the state. Although lot of debate on the division of the state is going on in film nagar, many people do not dare to speak about the issue in public. But a few Telugu actors like Akkineni Nagarjuna, Siddharth, Nani, Kajal Agarwal, Lakshmi Manchu, Nikhil took to their Twitter pages to express their opinions on the issue.
We bring you the Telugu Actors' tweets on Telangana-Seemandhra separation. See them in the slideshow.
Nagarjuna Akkineni @iamnagarjuna
Nag Tweeted, "We wake up to a day of mixed emotions,some happy and some sad and so many questions...everything will be alright."
Sid tweeted, "Whatever the decision on Telangana this evening, we pray that humanity will prevail and people will be unharmed. No more bloodshed. Please." He added, "People in Hyderabad & all over the 'state', please be safe. Protect yourselves and take all precautions. Stay home. God bless."
He tweeted, "Mana inti madhyalo goda kaduthunnarannamaata .. Sarey .. Enni chusam .. Idhi chusthu kurchundaamu." "Swardam manchi ki chedu ki theda teliyanikunda chesthundi. Cheppe vayasu naku ledhu. Ayna chepthunna. Chadhuvukundham..badhyatha ga vundham."
Kajal Agarwal @KajalAgarwal
Kajal Agarwal tweeted, "Good morning all..despite of all #Hyderabad needs to re beluid ita Historic image its tolerence for all caste and creed and Unity."
Lakshmi Manchu @LakshmiManchu
Lakshmi Manchu, "Praying for peace and unity as we r dividing ourselves. Lets know that love is bigger than lines drawn on a map. We r citizens if the world."
Nikhil Siddhartha @actor_Nikhil
Nikhil Siddhartha tweeted, "United we Stand... Divided we Fall... " Dint we learn this in School??? Maybe they should change the School Text Books..." "Im a Hyderabad Boy and My ancestors r from here... and i love every single inch of my Region... But im an Indian and a Telugu boy 1st.." "For ppl asking... My Mom from Hyd and Dad from Mahbubnagar... But My Heart is our Common language... Telugu." "And yes it feels nice that telugu movies will now release in 2 States :-) Lets all be Happy in life and spread Love :-)"
The singer tweeted, "4 all those who have taken it personally. I was born in hyd n my mothers side family route, hardcore telangana(alampur). Moms name jogulamba" She added, "The pain is nt abt losing hyd or the wealth. Its like breaking a family into pieces 4 the politicians own benefit. When will we understand."